„It will not always be summer, build barns.“

—  Hesiod, buch Werke und Tage

Original: (el) Οὐκ αἰεὶ θέρος ἐσσεῖται· ποιεῖσθε καλιάς.
Quelle: Works and Days (c. 700 BC), line 503.

Original

Οὐκ αἰεὶ θέρος ἐσσεῖται· ποιεῖσθε καλιάς.

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