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Headword: Κρείσσων
Adler number: kappa,2381
Translated headword: better
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[Better] than a dishonorable reputation [is] a reputable thriftiness and [sc. better] than a pusillanimous rule [is] a magnanimous moderation and [sc. better] than a treacherous pomp [is] a riskless humility."[1]
Greek Original:
Κρείσσων δόξης ἀτίμου εὐτέλεια εὐκλεὴς καὶ μικροπρεποῦς ἀρχῆς μεγαλοφυὴς μετριότης καὶ ὕψους ἐπισφαλοῦς ταπεινότης ἀκίνδυνος.
Note:
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 389 Zintzen.
Keywords: economics; ethics; philosophy; politics
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 March 2009@03:53:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 March 2009@18:36:43.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 8 March 2009@05:38:47.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@08:51:08.

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