Pindar, Nemean 11.47-48


“We should hunt for a limit for profits; too sharp is the insanity that comes from insatiable desires.”


κερδέων δὲ χρὴ μέτρον θηρευέμεν·

ἀπροσίκτων δ’ ἐρώτων ὀξύτεραι μανίαι.


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Accordinng to Plutarch, Alexander the Great spared Pindar’s house destruction.


The Nemean games.

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