Pliny the Younger

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

“How often we judge actions by the people who perform them! The self-same deeds are lauded to the skies or allowed to sink into oblivion simply because the persons concerned are well known or not.”

  • The Letters of Pliny the Younger (6.24), translated by Betty Radice. New York: Penguin Classics, 1963, 1969.

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