“We should move ourselves to virtue as to an inviolable temple, in order that we may not be exposed to any ignoble insolence of soul with respect to our communion with, and continuance in life.”
“He who thinks that there is a God, and that nothing is taken care of by him, differs in no respect from him who does not believe that there is a God.”
“An abundance of nutriment is noxious to the body; but the body is preserved when the soul is disposed in a becoming manner.”
“Think that you suffer a great punishment when you obtain the object of corporeal desire; for the attatinment of such objects never satisfies desire.” Sextus the Pythagorean
RELIGION/FAITH – DIVINITY AND HUMANITY
“He who loves the goods of the soul will love things more, divine; but he who loves the goods of its transient habitation will love things human.”
Taken from THE GOLDEN SENTENCES OF DEMOCRATES
Everything is vanity
by King Solomon
Such a statement by the wisest king ever lived on earth, is intriguing to everyone, I supposed.
Do you agree with the King? Would you like to expound your agreement?
If you don’t agree, why?