The Art of Tetman Callis

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August 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“He whose happiness rests with himself, if possible, wholly, and if not, as far as possible, who is not hanging in suspense on other men, or changing with the vicissitude of their fortune, has his life ordered for the best.” — Plato, Menexenus (trans. Jowett)

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  • 1 Averil Dean // Aug 5, 2011 at 10:18 am

    Clearly, Plato never sent a query letter.

  • 2 Tetman Callis // Aug 5, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    I don’t know. See his letters to Dionysius, the Tyrant of Syracuse.

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