Choosing to die resisting, rather than to live submitting, they fled only from dishonor, but met danger face to face.

Pericles (c. 495-429 BC) Greek statesman
Funeral Oration (431 BC)

In Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War, 2.42 [tr. Crawley and Wick (1982)]

Added on 15-Apr-13 | Last updated 15-Apr-13
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