Xenophon (c. 431 BC – c. 355 BC) was an Athenian author, historian and mercenary.
- "The most delightful of all music, that of your own praises."
- Simple: Hearing people say good things about you is the best type of music.
- "Every one of you is the leader."
- Simple: All people are able to command.
- Hiero, ch. 3, translated by Richard Graves (The Whole Works of Xenophon (1832) p. 626)
- Quoted in Edith Hamilton The Greek Way ( 1993) p. 134.