Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Well, there is an ancestral saying,R.G. Ussher ad loc.:
that however brainless or foolish our policies,
all our affairs will turn out for the best.
λόγος γέ τοί τις ἔστι τῶν γεραιτέρων,
ὅσ᾿ ἂν ἀνόητ᾿ ἢ μῶρα βουλευσώμεθα,
ἅπαντ᾿ ἐπὶ τὸ βέλτιον ἡμῖν ξυμφέρειν.