As for myself, I was convinced,
presumptuously, perhaps, but convinced I was, that there was no one more
competent either to make sound proposals, or to carry them into effect, or to
conduct an embassy diligently and honestly: and therefore I took my place in
every field of action. Read Philip's letters.“
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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