Tuesday, 22 March 2011

The Honest Man

Of the honest man (honestum) or man of honor who is the true poet, Horace wrote: non fumum ex fulgore sed ex fumo dare lucem.

1 comment:

  1. AT http://allthingsshiningbook.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/garry-wills-really-did-not-like-our-book/#comment-776

    M.T.Cicero posted the following:

    What is the *real* difference between "democratizing the sacred" and desecrating (exposing the sacred/secret to the vulgar), i.e., anarchy (the perfect tyranny)?