Theognis, 1135-6

 

“Hope is the only good god present among men

The rest abandoned us and went to Olympos”

 

 

᾿Ελπὶς ἐν ἀνθρώποισι μόνη θεὸς ἐσθλὴ ἔνεστιν

ἄλλοι δ’ Οὔλυμπόν ἐκπρολιπόντες ἔβαν

A Hope Tattoo?

Theognis, more a method than a man.