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Single Idea 13562

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / a. Virtues]

Full Idea

Why, to your shame, are you so careless that you do not know your handful of slaves by sight?

Gist of Idea

It is shameful to not even recognise your own slaves


Seneca the Younger (On the Happy Life [c.60], 17)

Book Reference

Seneca: 'Dialogues and Essays', ed/tr. Davie,John [Penguin 2007], p.99