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Original language[edit]

The full text of Diels, Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker: griechisch und deutsch‎ is online at GoogleBooks (ed. 1, v. 1, 1903 and ed. 2, v. 2, 1910) if anybody wants to add the original language quotes to the article. It's all Greek to me. ~ Ningauble 18:34, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

these now show up as "no preview", but here is the link:[1] --Dbachmann (talk) 13:38, 14 September 2014 (UTC)


  • Ἢν μὴ πολλῶν ἐπιθυμῆς, τὰ ὀλίγα τοι πολλὰ δόξει. σμικρὴ γὰρ ὄρεζις πενίην ἰσοσθενέα πλούτῳ ποιεῖ.
    • If you do not desire much, little will seem much to you; for small wants give poverty the power of wealth.
      • Claimed to be from Ethica Fragment 69 (24) [2]