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Iamblichus – Keeping your priorities straight

May 25, 2014

“The Pythagoreans likewise said, that it is more necessary to pay attention to philosophy, than to parents and agriculture; for it is owing to the latter, indeed, that we live; but philosophers and preceptors are the causes of our living well, and becoming wise, in consequence of having discovered the right mode of discipline and instruction.”

(from The Life of Pythagoras)


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