Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave.

Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC) Greek historian
The Speeches of Pericles, “The Funeral Speech” [tr. Edinger (1979)

Alt trans.:

  • "The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom is courage."
  • "Happiness depends on being free, and freedom depends on being courageous."

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