A horse is a thing of beauty… none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.
There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one st...- Alexandre Dumas
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with ...- Agatha Christie
There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's c...- Carl Gustav Jung
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.- Khalil Gibran
My life closed twice before its close; It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A th...- Emily Dickinson
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The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed, out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim.
|Profession:||Historian, Philosopher, Soldier|
Xenophon, son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, philosopher and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the 4th century BC, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and descriptions of life in ancient Greece and the Persian Empire.
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