Pericles

 

Pericles (c. 495-429 BCE)

“A general ought not only to have clean hands, but also clean eyes.”

  • Quote attributed to Pericles by Plutarch in Parallel Lives (Life of Pericles, 8.5). The edition used here is from the Harvard Classics series, edited by Charles W. Eliot, and published by P. F. Collier & Son (1909, 1937).
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