Spartan quotes

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Taking food alone tends to make one hard and coarse. Those accustomed to it must lead a Spartan life if they are not to go downhil ...
I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency. Let the words be gazetted and ridiculous henceforward. ...
A darkness out of Asia that had crossed
Old Attic grace and Spartan discipline
With violence.
Professor Bloom is a finished example of the new womanly man. His moral nature is simple and lovable. Many have found him a dear m ...
From age eleven to age sixteen I lived a spartan life without the usual adolescent uncertainty. I wanted to be the best swimmer in ...
My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind,
So flewed, so sanded; and their heads are hung
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He was a man of Spartan habits, and at sixty was scrupulous about his diet at your table, excusing himself by saying that he must ...
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn ...
But there's another knowledge that my heart destroys
As the fox in the old fable destroyed the Spartan boy's
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