Those who know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories.

διὸ καὶ πολλαπλασίους ἂν εὕροι τις τοὺς ἐπὶ προτερημάτων γεγονότας τῶν καλῶς τοῖς προτερήμασι κεχρημένων.

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Original Citation

Polybius. Ἱστορίαι [Histories]. c. 110 BC, bk. 10.

Current Citation

Polybius. The Histories, translated by W. R. Paton. Vol. 4, Loeb Classical Library, 1992, bk. 10.