Agesilaus was very fond of his children; and it is reported that once toying with them he got astride upon a reed as upon a horse, and rode about the room; and being seen by one of his friends, he desired him not to speak of it till he had children of his own.
"I will show," said Agesilaus, "that it is not the places that grace men, but men the places."Plutarch
"I will show," said Agesilaus, "that it is not the places that grace men, but men the places."
To one commending an orator for his skill in amplifying petty matters, Agesilaus said: "I do not think that shoemaker a good workman that makes a great shoe for a little foot."
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