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6/21/2017 8:25:40 PM
Posted: 5/15/2001 8:25:36 AM EDT
I WILL NOT DISGRACE THE SOLDIERS ARMS, NOR ABANDON THE COMRADE WHO STANDS BY MY SIDE; BUT WHETHER ALONE OR WITH MANY, I WILL FIGHT TO DEFEND THINGS SACRED AND PROFANE. I WILL HAND DOWN MY COUNTRY NOT LESSENED, BUT LARGER AND BETTER THAN I RECIEVED IT. AN ANCIENT ATHENIAN OATH
Link Posted: 5/15/2001 8:37:52 AM EDT
Do recall where you found that? I wonder what kind of oaths the Spartans took. [sniper]
Link Posted: 5/15/2001 8:38:09 AM EDT
words to live and die by. Its a shame so few adhere to this creed
Link Posted: 5/15/2001 8:41:20 AM EDT
Years ago, friend of my dads (from the war) came to stay with us and wrote it down for me.
Link Posted: 5/15/2001 8:45:22 AM EDT
Those words could be used today. Unfortunately, self serving politicians and a corrupt govt have lowered morals and morale of this country. I doubt the average Joe would ever agree to that statement. Not today.
Link Posted: 5/15/2001 8:52:19 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Operations_iater: Do recall where you found that? I wonder what kind of oaths the Spartans took. [sniper]
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"Come back with your shield --- or on it."
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