Xenophon

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Xenophon

Xenophon (c. 431 BC – c. 355 BC) was an Athenian author, historian and mercenary.

Sourced quotes

  • "The most delightful of all music, that of your own praises."[1]
Simple: Hearing people say good things about you is the best type of music.
  • "Every one of you is the leader."[2]
Simple: All people are able to command.

References

  1. Hiero, ch. 3, translated by Richard Graves (The Whole Works of Xenophon (1832) p. 626)
  2. Quoted in Edith Hamilton The Greek Way ([1930] 1993) p. 134.

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