Do not yearn, O my soul, for immortal life!Very nice! As if the soul needs to be actively restrained from seeking immortality, to be redirected to better pursuits!
Use to the utmost
the skill that is yours. [Translation by Frank J. Nisetich, Pindar's Victory Odes (Johns Hopkins UP, 1980) 171]
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Pythian Odes 3:109-110.