Themistocles being asked whether he would rather be Achilles or Homer, said, "Which would you rather be, a conqueror in the Olympic games, or the crier that proclaims who are conquerors?"
From Themistocles began the saying, "He is a second Hercules."Plutarch
From Themistocles began the saying, "He is a second Hercules."
He who controls the sea controls everything. Quotes about Themistocles
The credite of the Realme, by defending the same with Wodden Walles, as Themistocles called the Ship of Athens.