Pliny the Younger

Pliny the Younger (c. 61/62-113)

“Fame should be the result, not the purpose of our conduct, and if for some reason it fails to follow, there is no less merit in cases where it was deserved.”

  • The Letters of Pliny the Younger (1.8), translated by Betty Radice. New York: Penguin Classics, 1963, 1969.

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