Agesilaus Quotes

Quotes tagged as "agesilaus" (showing 1-3 of 3)
Plutarch
“But the Lacedaemonians, who make it their first principle of action to serve their country's interest, know not any thing to be just or unjust by any measure but that.”
Plutarch, Lives of the Noble Greeks

Plutarch
“To make an action honorable, it ought to be agreeable to the age, and other circumstances of the person; since it is circumstance and proper measure that give an action its character, and make it either good or bad.”
Plutarch

Plutarch
“That which is chiefly the office of a general, to force the enemy into fighting when he finds himself the stronger, and to avoid being driven into it himself when he is the weaker...”
Plutarch, Plutarch's Lives, Vol 2

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