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striving

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

Effort: P. and V. πόνος, ὁ, Ar. and V. μόχθος, ὁ; see effort.

Striving after: P. and V. ἐπιθυμια, ἡ; see desire.