τὸ λακωνίζειν πολὺ μᾶλλόν ἐστιν φιλοσοφεῖν ἢ φιλογυμναστεῖν -> to behave like a Lacedaemonian is much more to love wisdom than to love gymnastics (Plato, "Protagoras" 342e6)

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Plato, Protagoras 342e6:  τὸ λακωνίζειν πολὺ μᾶλλόν ἐστιν φιλοσοφεῖν ἢ φιλογυμναστεῖν ("To be Lacedaemonian is much more to love wisdom than to love gymnastics.")

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