#23 — Long for wisdom (Σοφιαν ζηλου)

“For Wisdom be zealous” might be a better translation for this Maxim but “Long for Wisdom” still conveys the meaning of it in English. When we long for wisdom, we begin to take steps to learn and grow. Because of this, the message of this Maxim is one that we need to take to heart…

#22 — Pursue honor (Δοξαν διωκε)

This is an especially appropriate Maxim for the weekend I am writing this. In the United States, it is Memorial Day weekend. And it is this Maxim that many of the military live by. However, this is a translation that many people misunderstand as doxan is more than simply ‘honor’ in Greek, it is also…