Diodorus Siculus

Diodorus Siculus (c. 1st century BCE)

“It is by means of speech that one man is able to gain ascendancy over many: the impression made by every proposed measure corresponds to the power of the speaker who presents it.”

  • The Library of History (Book 1, Chapter 2), by Diodorus Siculus, edited by Giles Laurén (Sophron Editor, 2014).

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