sententiae antiquae Jan 18
“No knife for a child: don’t delegate serious matters to the inexperienced, lest they somehow use them for their own advantage.” Μὴ παιδὶ μάχαιραν: μὴ τοῖς ἀπείροις ἐγχειρίζειν πράγματα μεγάλα, μή πως καθ’ ἑαυτῶν χρήσωνται.