August 6, 2008

A Spartan, being asked how long it took to travel to Lepreon, replied: “No.”

Ah, Spartans . . .

August 4, 2008

A Spartan, being invited to hear a man imitate a nightingale, replied: “I have heard the bird itself.”

Those Spartans . . .

July 19, 2008

An Athenian said that he considered speech his most valuable possession, the Spartan replied, “Then when you are silent, you are worthless.”