Author Topic: πῦρ μαχαίρᾳ μὴ σκαλεύειν -> poke not the fire with a sword, do not stir the fire with a sword, do not provoke an angry person, do not decide domestic business by violence, don't provoke an angry man  (Read 90 times)

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πῦρ μαχαίρᾳ μὴ σκαλεύειν -> poke not the fire with a sword, do not stir the fire with a sword, do not provoke an angry person, do not decide domestic business by violence

μην οξύνεις επιθετικές διαθέσεις, don't invite aggression

ignem gladio scrutari -> πῦρ μαχαίρᾳ σκαλεύειν

(Often attributed to Pythagoras)
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