Xenophon Quotes

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The sweetest sound of all sounds is praise.
— Xenophon

praise

A man's praises have very musical and charming accents in the mouth of another, but sound very flat and untunable in his own.
— Xenophon
It appears more difficult to find a man that bears prosperity well than a man that bears adversity well; for prosperity creates presumption in most men, but adversity brings sobriety to all.