Monday, January 12, 2009

Not Sure We'd Agree With This, But Then
Who Are We to Argue With the Ancients?

'There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.'
--the ancient Greek playwright Sophocles

6 Comments:

At 10:36 AM, Anonymous Mike Q said...

Is he talking about morale or morals? I'd disagree in the first instance, agree in the second.

 
At 10:38 AM, Blogger John Ettorre said...

I took it to mean the first, and never considered the second possibility. Of course, it's all subject to translation anyway, and I'm afraid he hasn't been around for a very long time, or we'd put the question directly to him.

 
At 4:33 PM, Blogger TJ Sullivan said...

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At 4:59 PM, Blogger John Ettorre said...

I'd heartily second that.

 
At 10:43 AM, Blogger Michelle O'Neil said...

No better way to keep money away from you than to make it immoral.

I love me some money. Here, money money, money!

Come to mama.

 
At 10:47 AM, Blogger John Ettorre said...

Come to mama made me laugh.

 

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