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|Every year some 30 percent of American corpses are cremated. And as journalist Annie Cheney discovered, no one keeps track of them before they reach their final destination.|
|Quotations of Epictetus in the Meditations You are a little soul carrying around a |
corpse, as Epictetus has said (IV, 4i). When you kiss your child, says Epictetus,
you must say to yourself: "perhaps you will be dead tomorrow . . ." (XI, 34).
|105 110 Let my soul with their souls find place, and forget what is done and |
undone. Thou art more than the Gods who number the ... Epictetus [Greek: “You
are a little soul, carrying around a corpse.”] Algernon Charles Swinburne The
|With simplicity and an air of indifference, the Greek philosopher Epictetus105 |
wrote: “You are a little soul carrying around a corpse,” while British poet, Lord
Byron,106 although accepting the notion of reincarnation, dared to challenge its
|By the time of Seneca, the distance between soul and body simply widened, |
largely so as to sustain the possibility of ... Marcus Aurelius reports that Epictetus
used to say, “You are a little soul, carrying around a corpse (νεκρόν)” (Epictetus, fr
| You will soon be dead and are not yet unified or undisturbed or free from the |
suspicion that you may be harmed from outside or gracious towards everyone,
and ...  You are a little soul carrying around a corpse, as Epictetus used to say
|—Aristotle, Rhetoric If you wish the godsto bepropitious toyou,you must honor the |
gods. ... SOUL. You are a little soul, carrying around a corpse. —Epictetus,
fragments When death comes to a man, the mortal part of him dies, but the
|If you're one of the 8 million people who saw the "Body Worlds" exhibition of |
plasti- nated human corpses, by Dr. ... Or, as the Stoic philosopher Epictetus
wrote nineteen hundred years ago, "You are a little soul carrying around a corpse
|I use 'soul' as a general appellation for a variety of Epictetus' words that denote |
human rationality: 'reason' (5 }\o'yo§) and 'intelligence' (i1 yvodprj) are used in ... '
You are a little soul (\.l1u)(o'(p|ov), carrying around a corpse (vei<pov)' (Fragm.
|The soul was one's own, and in most people it looked outward and downward to |
the things of this world; the spirit was something above one, ... Epictetus, the late
first-century philosopher, said, “You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.