Thucydides

Thucydides

was an Athenian historian and general. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the fifth-century BC war between Sparta and Athens until the year 411 BC
The whole earth is the sepulchre of famous men.More Thucydides quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And where the rewards for merit are greatest, there are found the best citizens.More Thucydides quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
still hope leads men to venture; and no one ever yet put himself in peril without the inward conviction that he would succeed in his design.More Thucydides quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Boasting and bravado may exist in the breast even of the coward, if he is successful through a mere lucky hit; but a just contempt of an enemy can alone arise in those who feel that they are superior to their opponent by the prudence of their measures.More Thucydides quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Love of power, operating through greed and through personal ambition, was the cause of all these evils.More Thucydides quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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