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Single Idea 1831

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / F. Life Issues / 4. Suicide]

Full Idea

Even though he lose his eyes, a wise man should still partake of life.

Gist of Idea

Wise men should partake of life even if they go blind


report of Epicurus (fragments/reports [c.289 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 10.26

Book Reference

Diogenes Laertius: 'Diogenes Laertius', ed/tr. Yonge,C.D. [Henry G. Bohn 1853], p.467