“Tell me, Euthydemus, have you ever been to Delphi?”“Yes, certainly; twice.”“Then did you notice somewhere on the temple the inscription ‘Know thyself'?”“I did.”“And did you pay no heed to the inscription, or did you attend to it and try to consider who you were?”“Indeed I did not; because I felt sure that I knew that already; for I could hardly know anything else if I did not even know myself.”
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 4. E. C. Marchant. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1923.
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