History

Let us look back, ready to forgive our ancestors for any passing errors, and eager to learn the invaluable lessons which have withstood the test of time.

Men are haunted by the vastness of eternity. And so we ask ourselves: will our actions echo across the centuries? Will strangers hear our names long after we are gone, and wonder who we were, how bravely we fought, how fiercely we loved?”

Odysseus, Troy

Odysseus with a dog
History

Capable Men of History: Sun Tzu

The Art of War is undoubtedly the most influential treatise on war ever written. A masterpiece of war and strategy that is still universally employed today.

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History

Capable Men of History: Socrates

It would be better for me—that multitudes of men should disagree with me rather than that I, being one, should be out of harmony with myself. Socrates [470– 399 BC]

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