Single Idea 520

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 3. Pleasure / d. Sources of pleasure]

Full Idea

The great pleasures come from the contemplation of noble works.

Gist of Idea

The great pleasures come from the contemplation of noble works

Source

Democritus (attrib) (reports [c.250 BCE], B194), quoted by John Stobaeus - Anthology 3.03.46

Book Reference

'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers', ed/tr. Freeman,Kathleen [Harvard 1957], p.110