“If then, Socrates, I am plainly the best horseman among them, will that suffice to gain their obedience?”“Yes, if you also show them that it will be safer and more honourable for them to obey you.”“How, then, shall I show that?”“Well, it's far easier than if you had to show them that bad is better than good and more profitable.”
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 4. E. C. Marchant. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1923.
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