„Epops: A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.“

—  Аристофан, The Birds

tr. in Goldstein-Jackson 1983, p. 163 http://books.google.com/books?q=isbn%3A9780389203933+%22A+man+may+learn+wisdom+even+from+a+foe%22+Aristophanes
Birds, line 375-382 (our emphasis on 375 and 378-379 and 382)
Compare the later: "We can learn even from our enemies", Ovid, Metamorphoses, IV, 428.
Birds (414 BC)

Взято из Wikiquote. Последнее обновление 3 июня 2021 г. История
Аристофан фото
Аристофан14
древнегреческий комедиограф -448 - -386 до н.э.

Похожие цитаты

Michel De Montaigne фото

„Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.“

—  Michel De Montaigne (1533-1592) French-Occitan author, humanistic philosopher, statesman 1533 - 1592

Источник: The Complete Essays

John C. Maxwell фото
Aeschylus фото

„It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.“

—  Aeschylus ancient Athenian playwright -525 - -456 до н.э.

Philip James Bailey фото
Dante Gabriel Rossetti фото

„From perfect grief there need not be
Wisdom or even memory;
One thing then learned remains to me —
The woodspurge has a cup of three.“

—  Dante Gabriel Rossetti English poet, illustrator, painter and translator 1828 - 1882

The Woodspurge http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/roset03.html#3, st. 4 (1870).

Plutarch фото
Democritus фото

„Neither art nor wisdom may be attained without learning.“

—  Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory

Source Book in Ancient Philosophy (1907)

Thomas Carlyle фото

„Every man is my superior in that I may learn from him.“

—  Thomas Carlyle Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher 1795 - 1881

Aristophanés фото

„It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.“

—  Aristophanés, The Birds

Birds (414 BC)
Контексте: Epops: You're mistaken: men of sense often learn from their enemies. Prudence is the best safeguard. This principle cannot be learned from a friend, but an enemy extorts it immediately. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war. And this lesson saves their children, their homes, and their properties.
Chorus [leader]: It appears then that it will be better for us to hear what they have to say first; for one may learn something at times even from one's enemies.
(tr. Anon. 1812 rev. in Ramage 1864, p. 45 http://books.google.com/books?id=AoUCAAAAQAAJ&pg;=PA45)

Mortimer J. Adler фото

„Wonder is the beginning of wisdom in learning from books as well as from nature.“

—  Mortimer J. Adler American philosopher and educator 1902 - 2001

Источник: How to Read a Book: The Classic Bestselling Guide to Reading Books and Accessing Information

Thomas Paine фото
Edward Young фото

„The man that makes a character makes foes.“

—  Edward Young English poet 1683 - 1765

To Mr. Pope, epistle I, l. 28 (1730).

Edward Young фото
Mark Twain фото
Ovid фото

„It is right to learn even from an enemy.“

—  Ovid, Metamorphoses

Fas est et ab hoste doceri.
Book IV, 428
Variant translations:
It is right to learn, even from the enemy.
Right it is to be taught even by the enemy.
It is right to be taught even by an enemy.
We can learn even from our enemies.
Metamorphoses (Transformations)

James Beattie фото
Thiruvalluvar фото
Larry Niven фото

„Half of wisdom is learning what to unlearn.“

—  Larry Niven, книга The Ringworld Throne

The Ringworld Throne (1996)

Связанные темы