""The universe is change; life is your perception of it.""
â€œOtium sine litteris mors est et hominis vivi sepultura.â€ (Seneca, Epist 82.3).
Latin was what persuaded me to major in Classical Studies. It is a kind of pleasurable pain in that, though relatively difficult to learn, the hard work pays off not only in the satisfaction of being able to translate ancient works (even at a very slow pace), but in developing yourself -- disciplining your mind and training your analytical and logical side. The study of Latin gives an appreciation for and command over language, the vessel of our thoughts; whoever ventures to undertake it finds a path t ... More