Friday, October 14, 2011

Opinion Polls

But you mortals--you do not know how to act honorably except in response to flitting vulgar favors and empty gossip; you have abandoned the excellence of your conscience and your virtue and demand your rewards from the idle chatter of outsiders.

Boethius, Consolation of Philosophy, Relihan, tr. Hackett (Indianapolis: 2001) p. 44.

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