Thucydides

Thucydides

Thucydides.
"Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war."
--Thucydides

"The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept."
--Thucyclides

"Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought."
--Thucydides

"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it."
--Thucydides

"Men naturally despise those who court them, but respect those who do not give way to them."
--Thucydides

"The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage."
--Thucydides

"Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger."
--Thucydides

"We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them."
--Thucydides