Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

Μὴ τιμήσῃς ποτὲ ὡς συμφέρον σεαυτοῦ, ὃ ἀναγκάσει σέ ποτε τὴν πίστιν παραβῆναι, τὴν αἰδῶ ἐγκαταλιπεῖν

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Original Citation

Aurelius, Marcus. Meditations. c. 180, bk. 3.

Current Citation

Aurelius, Marcus. Meditations, edited and translated by Martin Hammond. Penguin Classics, 2015, bk. 3.