Epictetus Quote

You will do the greatest service to the state if you shall raise, not the roofs of the houses, but the souls of the citizens: for it is better that great souls should dwell in small houses rather than for mean slaves to lurk in great houses.


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You will do the greatest service to the state if you shall raise, not the roofs of the houses, but the souls of the citizens: for it is better that...

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You will do the greatest service to the state if you shall raise, not the roofs of the houses, but the souls of the citizens: for it is better that...

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You will do the greatest service to the state if you shall raise, not the roofs of the houses, but the souls of the citizens: for it is better that...

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You will do the greatest service to the state if you shall raise, not the roofs of the houses, but the souls of the citizens: for it is better that...