He said that in his whole life he most repented of three things: one was that he had trusted a secret to a woman; another, that he went by water when he might have gone by land; the third, that he had remained one whole day without doing any business of moment.
Did you not know, then, that to-day Lucullus sups with Lucullus?
Life of Lucullus.
Note 1. The pilot telling Antigonus the enemy outnumbered him in ships, he said, But how many ships do you reckon my presence to be worth? Apophthegms of Kings and Great Commanders. (Antigonus II.) [back]