Brasidas (d. 422 BCE)
“There is nothing so tiny that it lacks the courage to repel its assailants and save itself.”
- Quote attributed to the Spartan general, Brasidas, recoreded in the Sayings of the Spartans, presumably collected by Plutarch, included in On Sparta, translated by Richard J. A. Talbert. New York: Penguin Classics, 2005.