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Xenophon, Memorabilia (ed. E. C. Marchant), Book 3, chapter 5 (search)
d; and now the Boeotians, who formerly would not venture, even in their own country, to face the Athenians without help from Sparta and the rest of the Peloponnese, threaten to invade Attica by themselves, and the Athenians, who formerly overran Boeotia, fear that the Boeotians may plunder Attica.” “Ah, I am aware of that,” answered Socrates; “but the disposition of our city is now more to a good ruler's liking. For confidence breeds carelessness, slackness, disobedience: fear makes men more at these things, but you are trying to show me that one who is going to command an army must study all of them; and of course I admit that you are right.” “Have you observed, Pericles, that our frontier is protected by great mountains extending to Boeotia, through which there are steep and narrow passes leading into our land, and that the interior is cut across by rugged mountains?”“Certainly.” “Further, have you heard that the Mysians and Pisidians, occupying very rugged country in
Xenophon, Memorabilia (ed. E. C. Marchant), Book 3, chapter 13 (search)
it's too cold for washing,” objected the other.“Then do your servants complain when they use it both for drinking and washing?”“Oh no: indeed I have often felt surprised that they are content with it for both these purposes.”“Which is the warmer to drink, the water in your house or Epidaurus water?”The hot spring in the precincts of Asclepius' temple at Epidaurus.“Epidaurus water.”“And which is the colder to wash in, yours or Oropus water?”The spring by the temple of Amphiaraus at Oropus in Boeotia.“Oropus water.”“Then reflect that you are apparently harder to please than servants and invalids.” When someone punished his footman severely, he asked why he was angry with his man.“Because he's a glutton and he's a fool,” said the other: “he's rapacious and he's lazy.”“Have you ever considered, then, which deserves the more stripes, the master or the man?” When someone was afraid of the journey to Olympia, he said:“Why do you fear the distance? When yo