Saturday, January 16, 2021
Pindar, Olympian Odes 7.24-26 (tr. Richmond Lattimore):Newer› ‹Older
hang their shadows over men's minds. This thing passes wit to discover,
what is best now and at the end for a man to attain.
ἀμφὶ δ᾿ ἀνθρώπων φρασὶν ἀμπλακίαι
ἀναρίθμητοι κρέμανται· τοῦτο δ᾿ ἀμάχανον εὑρεῖν,
ὅ τι νῦν ἐν καὶ τελευτᾷ φέρτατον ἀνδρὶ τυχεῖν.