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LYSANDER
Greek general and statesman
(? - 395 BC)

Lysander when handing over the command of the fleet to Callicratidas, the Spartan, said to him, "I deliver you a fleet that is mistress of the seas."
      - see Plutarch's "Life of Lysander" [Navy]

When the lion's skin cannot prevail, a little of the fox's must be used.
      - [Proverbs]

Where the lion's skin falls short it must be eked out with the fox's.
      - his remark on being told he resorted too much to craft, in Plutarch's "Life of Lyander"
        [Deceit : Foxes]


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