τίς γὰρ ἁδονᾶς ἄτερ θνατῶν βίος ποθεινὸς ἢ ποία τυραννίς; τᾶς ἄτερ οὐδὲ θεῶν ζηλωτὸς αἰών -> What human life is desirable without pleasure, or what lordly power? Without it not even the life of the gods is enviable.

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τίς γὰρ ἁδονᾶς ἄτερ θνατῶν βίος ποθεινὸς ἢ ποία τυραννίς; τᾶς ἄτερ οὐδὲ θεῶν ζηλωτὸς αἰών -> What human life is desirable without pleasure, or what lordly power? Without it not even the life of the gods is enviable.

Simonides, Fragments, 71
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