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Headword: Ἰσοκράτης
Adler number: iota,654
Translated headword: Isocrates, Isokrates
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Isocrates] said: "for he who displays poor judgement in his own affairs will never give sound advice about other people's."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἰσοκράτης εἶπεν: ὁ γὰρ φαύλως διανοηθεὶς περὶ τῶν ἰδίων, οὐδέποτε καλῶς βουλεύσεται περὶ τῶν ἀλλοτρίων.
Note:
[1] From the To Demonicus (1.35, imperfectly quoted: see web address 1) of Isocrates [iota 652].
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; ethics; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 25 April 2001@11:38:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 April 2001@04:56:40.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2013@08:06:30.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 17 February 2019@22:54:21.

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