Post date: Dec 20, 2013 5:07:40 PM
Our friend Friedrich Nietzsche complained that modern men and women have become more like herd animals with no individuality and creativity than like the unique and creative beings we could be. Our classmate Tony reminded us of a relevant quote sometimes attributed to Alexander the Great. What's your interpretation? What do you think?
I am more afraid of one hundred sheep led by a lion than one hundred lions led by a sheep.
Also attributed to Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754 – 1838)
Variants: I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
I am not afraid of an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep. I am afraid of army of 100 sheeps led by a lio