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G. Kaibel: Athenaei Naucratitae Dipnosophistarum libri 15

Book 10


καὶ τὰ Πυθαγόρου δὲ αἰνίγματα τοιαῦτά ἐστιν, ὥς φησι Δημήτριος Βυζάντιος ἐν τετάρτῳ περὶ ποιημάτων· καρδίαν μὴ ἐσθίειν ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀλυπίαν ἀσκεῖν. πῦρ μαχαίρᾳ μὴ σκαλεύειν ἀντὶ τοῦ τεθυμωμένον ἄνδρα μὴ ἐριδαίνειν· πῦρ γὰρ θυμός, δὲ ἔρις μάχαιρα. ζυγὸν μὴ ὑπερβαίνειν ἀντὶ τοῦ πᾶσαν πλεονεξίαν φεύγειν καὶ στυγεῖν, ζητεῖν δὲ τὸ ἴσον. λεωφόρους ὁδοὺς μὴ στείχειν ἀντὶ τοῦ γνώμῃ τῶν πολλῶν μὴ ἀκολουθεῖν· εἰκῇ γὰρ ἕκαστος τι ἂν δόξῃ ἀποκρίνεται· τὴν δʼ εὐθεῖαν ἄγειν ἡγεμόνι χρώμενον τῷ νῷ. μὴ καθῆσθαι ἐπὶ χοίνικα ἀντὶ τοῦ μὴ σκοπεῖν τὰ ἐφʼ ἡμέραν, ἀλλὰ τὴν ἐπιοῦσαν ἀεὶ προσδέχεσθαι. ἀποδημοῦντα ἐπὶ τοῖς ὅροις μὴ ἐπιστρέφεσθαι· ὅρια γὰρ καὶ πέρας ζωῆς θάνατος· τοῦτον οὖν οὐκ ἐᾷ μετὰ λύπης καὶ φροντίδος προσίεσθαι.

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