Livy (c. 59 BCE-17 CE)

“There is, to speak generally, no such thing as work without gain or gain without work: toil and pleasure, though apparent opposites, are indissolubly linked.”

  • The History of Rome (Book 5, section 4) by Livy, translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt. New York: Penguin Classics, 2002.

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