“Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.”
Histories, Book XXV, sec. 11
Histories, Book XXVIII, sec. 25
Histories, Book XXX, sec. 21
Bio: Titus Livius Patavinus known as Livy in English was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people. Ab Urbe Condita Libri, Books from the Foundation of the City, covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome well before the traditional foundation in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time.
Quote of the day
“In my lifetime, we've gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We've gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we'll be voting for plants.”