Agesilaus II

Born
c. 444 bc.

Died
360 bc.

Occupation
King of Sparta.

Agesilaus II was a king of the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, ruling from 398 to about 360 BC.

If all men were just there would be no need of valor.
– Agesilaus II
If I have done any honorable exploit, that is my monument; but if I have done none, all your statues will signify nothing.
– Agesilaus II
Royalty consists not in vain pomp, but in great virtues.
– Agesilaus II
Valor would cease to be a virtue, if there were no injustice.
– Agesilaus II
I shall show that the place does not honor the man, but the man the place.
– Agesilaus II
If I have done any deed worthy of remembrance, that deed will be my monument. If not, no monument can preserve my memory.
– Agesilaus II
By sowing frugality we reap liberty, a golden harvest.
– Agesilaus II