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Tiresias: The Ancient Mediterranean Religions Source Database



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Plutarch, Dinner Of The Seven Wise Men, 155d


nanno distrust to keeping it, and no repentance to spending it. Bias said, "It is the home in which the head of the household, because of his own self, maintains the same character that he maintains outside of it because of the law." Thales said, "The home in which it is possible for the head of the household to have the greatest leisure." Cleobulus said, "If the head of the household have more who love him than fear him." Pittacus said that the best home is that which needs nothing superfluous, and lacks nothing necessary. Chilon said that the home ought to be most like to a State ruled by a king; and then he added that Lycurgus said to the man who urged him to establish a democracy in the State


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