A Quote by Henry Fielding on xanthippe and socrates

She was, besides, a profest follower of that noble sect founded by Xantippe of old; by means of which she became more formidable in the school than her husband; for, to confess the truth, he was never master there, or anywhere else, in her presence.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Contributed by: Bob

A Quote by Socrates on socrates, citizen, and physical training

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training...what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: Socrates

Contributed by: Everett

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