“Teaching is easier for someone who knows; not learning first is stupid. ”
τὸ διδάξασθαι δέ τοι εἰδότι ῥᾴτερον• ἄγνωμον δὲ τὸ μὴ προμαθεῖν•
ΕΥΔΟΞΑ ΑΓΝΩΣΤΑ ΚΑΤΑΓΕΛΑΣΤΑ
“In one small bit of time, the winds whirl this way and that.”
ἐν δὲ μιᾷ μοίρᾳ χρόνου
ἄλλοτ’ ἀλλοῖαι διαιθύσσοισιν αὖραι.
(I know, I know: ἄλλοτ’ ἀλλοῖαι διαιθύσσοισιν αὖραι is probably more literally construed as “some winds go one way and other winds go other ways” or “different winds go in different directions” but I went for the simple way…)