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" For the conflict of desire with reason is part of the cosmic struggle of opposites. Wisdom and reason are dryness and fire in the soul. "The dry soul is the wisest and best. "
History of Greek Philosophy, Thales to Democritus - Page 99
by B.A.G. Fuller - 1923
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Early Greek Philosophy

John Burnet - Philosophy, Ancient - 1908 - 433 pages
...is the measure of it.1 RP 41 d. (72) It is pleasure to souls to become moist. RP 46 c. (73) A man, when he gets drunk, is led by a beardless lad, tripping,...knowing not where he steps, having his soul moist. RP 42. (74-76) The dry soul is the wisest and best.2 RP 42. (77) Man is kindled and put out like a...
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History of Greek Philosophy: Thales to Democritus

B. A. G. Fuller - Philosophy - 1923 - 290 pages
...opposites. Wisdom and reason are dryness and fire in the soul. "The dry soul is the wisest and best." ** It deteriorates when it gets wet ; witness the man...transformation of the World-Fire, and the difficult M Fr. 92, 93. se Fr. 111. se Kr. 103, 104. Fr. 96. questions of conduct and morality are the inevitable...
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History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 2008 - 928 pages
...calls "dry." "The dry soul is the wisest and best." "It is pleasure to souls to become moist." "A man, when he gets drunk, is led by a beardless lad, tripping,...knowing not where he steps, having his soul moist." "It is death to souls to become water." "It is hard to fight with one's heart's desire. Whatever it...
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