Transcription of I-C,172

I C 172

I C 172 AELIAN. var. hist. IX 29:
ἐπεὶ δέ τις ἔφη πρὸς αὐτὸν ὅτι μέγα ἐστὶν ὧν ἐπιθυμεῖ τις τούτων τυχεῖν, ὃ [scil. Socrates] δὲ˙ "ἀλλὰ μεῖζόν ἐστι τὸ μηδὲ ἐπιθυμεῖν τὴν ἀρχήν."