„For showing loyalty in the midst of prosperity calls for no particular admiration, but always, if men show themselves steadfast when friends have fallen upon misfortunes, this is remembered for all times.“

—  Xenofón

Hellenica Bk. 4, as translated by Carleton L. Brownson (1918)

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