Delights of Classical Reading


Thomas Jefferson, Letter to William Short (October 31, 1819): As you say of yourself, I too am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing every thing rational in moral philosophy which Greece & Rome have left us. Epictetus indeed has given us what was good of the Stoics; […]

Delights of Classical Reading

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