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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

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The Enchiridion by Epictetus

The Enchiridion By Epictetus Written 135 A.C.E. Translated by Elizabeth Carter 1. Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation,...

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What Is Four Wheel Steering?

Four wheel steering is a new car technology that results in increased maneuverability in cars and other four wheeled vehicles. It should be clarified that four wheel steering is totally different from four wheel drive, which is a technology that gives power to all four wheels of a vehicle. With...

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What Is a Credit Facility?

A credit facility is a kind of loan that is taken on by corporations. A credit facility may also refer to a collection of loans that corporations take on. More often than not, a corporation sets up a credit facility that involves many different kinds of lines of credit. This is done with the...

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What Is a Contingency Fund?

A contingency fund refers to money that is set aside to cover unexpected costs that may arise due to certain events or circumstances not taken into consideration when creating a budget. The term is usually employed in business, although it can be applied to practically any financial situation....

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What Is Minimum Wage?

Various kinds of jobs provide different methods of payment. Some jobs pay by the hour, by the week, or by the month. However, no matter what the job, there is a price floor or a minimum when it comes to how much an employer or company can pay its employees, given that they meet certain circumstances....

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What Is Illegal Immigration?

An individual is given the right to enter another country under the terms agreed upon by his or her country and the country he or she is entering. However, when the individual violates those terms of entry, he or she is said to have committed illegal immigration. Immigration refers to the movement...

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Mexico City Welcomes Same-Sex Honeymooners

The officials in Mexico City are looking forward to welcome gay and lesbian honeymooners as the government relaxes its laws about same-sex marriages in the United States of America.