Boethius

c. 475 - 525

A Quote by Boethius on love and law

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Who would give a law to lovers?  Love is unto itself a higher law.

Boethius (c. 475 - 525)

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A Quote by Boethius on time boethius eternity

Nunc fluens facit tempus, nunc stans facit aeternitatem.
The passing now makes time, the standing now makes eternity.

Boethius (c. 475 - 525)

Source: www.enlightened-spirituality.org/Varieties_of_Nondual_Realization.html

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A Quote by Boethius on fortune, happiness, and misery

For truly in adverse fortune the worst sting of misery is to have been happy.

Boethius (c. 475 - 525)

Source: Consolation of Philosophy

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A Quote by Boethius on good, happiness, and virtue

He who is virtuous is wise; and he who is wise is good; and he who is good is happy.

Boethius (c. 475 - 525)

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A Quote by Boethius on adversity, fortune, happiness, kindness, misfortune, and unhappiness

In omni adversitate fortunæ, infelicissimum genus est infortunii fuisse felicem In every adversity of fortune, to have been happy is the most unhappy kind of misfortune.

Boethius (c. 475 - 525)

Source: De Consolatione Philosophiæ, liber ii.

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