Arrian (c. 90-173+)

“None of these things, I say, can make a man happy, unless he can win one more victory in addition to those the world thinks so great – the victory over himself.”

  • The Campaigns of Alexander (Book 4, chapter 8) by Arrian, translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt and revised by J. Hamilton. New York; Penguin Classics, 1971.

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