Pliny the Younger Quote

So we must work at our profession and not make anybody else's idleness an excuse for our own. There is no lack of readers and listeners; it is for us to produce something worth being written and heard.


Letters, and Panegyricus: Letters, Books I-VII (ed. Loeb Classical Library, 1969)

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So we must work at our profession and not make anybody else's idleness an excuse for our own. There is no lack of readers and listeners; it is for us ...

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So we must work at our profession and not make anybody else's idleness an excuse for our own. There is no lack of readers and listeners; it is for us ...

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So we must work at our profession and not make anybody else's idleness an excuse for our own. There is no lack of readers and listeners; it is for us ...

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So we must work at our profession and not make anybody else's idleness an excuse for our own. There is no lack of readers and listeners; it is for us ...