For not the receipt of a flatterer's pay with its taint of shame,
but to be honored, where speech is free, as one who is deemed
worthy—that is true glory; and to enjoy the willing admiration of
equals seems better than to accept the richest gift from a tyrant's hand. For in
those communities the fear of tomorrow outweighs the favor of today, but in your
city a man could keep what he won without fear of loss, at any rate in time
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by C. A. Vince, M. A. and J. H. Vince, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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