„No one regards what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.“

As quoted by Cicero in De Divinatione, Book II, Chapter XIII
Iphigenia
Original: (la) Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat, caeli scrutantur plagas.

Original

Quod est ante pedes nemo spectat, caeli scrutantur plagas.

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