Theognis of Megara

(6th cent)

Fame - Poem by Theognis of Megara

The generous and the brave, in common fame,
From time to time encounter praise or blame:
The vulgar pass unheeded; none escape
Scandal or insult in some form or shape.
Most fortunate are those, alive or dead,
Of whom the least is thought-the least is said.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 24, 2012

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