Melians Quote

“It may be your intent to be our masters; how can it be ours to be your slaves?”

~ Melians

Melians to Athenians, Peloponnesian War, 431 BC, ref: Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War

Ratings and Comments

J Carlton, Calgary

True then...True now.

Mike, Norwalk

A great statement lost on such a large majority of Amerika.

E Archer, NYC

America could use some Spartan-ization, I think. What ever happened to courage?


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