Philosophy, June 19th

“Over the years, you know, a man finds solace even in old sorrows, true, a man who is weathered many blows and wandered many miles.” – Homer, The Odyssey

“Trade in general being nothing else but the exchange of labor for labor, the value of all things is . . . most justly measured by labor.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The noble man does not seek his reflection in water but in the people. From a reflection in water he sees only his face; from a reflection in the people he can know good fortune and bad fortune.” – Mo Zi, The Book of Master Mo

“The French Revolution, for example, abolished feudal property in favor of bourgeois property.” – Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto

“He did not, however, look upon himself as unhappy, because this misfortune was, in his opinion, peculiar to knights-errant, and that he was not able to rise on account of the innumerable bruises he had received, he ascribed entirely to the fault of his horse.” – Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote

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