Wednesday, March 14, 2012



Lessons History Teaches

1.  When it gets dark enough, you can see the stars.
2.  The bee fertilizes the flower that it robs.
3.  Whom the gods would destroy, they first make
4.  The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind
     exceeding fine.

*The source of the axiom in #3 can be found here (see the "Misattributed" section).

*The history and meaning of the axiom in #4 can be found herehere, and here.

*Photion reblogged

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