κρέσσων γὰρ οἰκτιρμοῦ φθόνος -> it is better to be envied than pitied | to be envied is a nobler fate than to be pitied (Pindar, Pythian 1.85)

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κρέσσων γὰρ οἰκτιρμοῦ φθόνος -> it is better to be envied than pitied, to be envied is a nobler fate than to be pitied
Pindar, Pythian, 1, 85

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German translation of Pythian
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