Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus

born in 280 BC; died in 203 BC (age ~77)

Quotes (About)

Their choice fell unanimously upon Fabius, whose character seemed equal to the greatness of the office; whose age was so far advanced as to give him experience, without taking from him the vigor of action; his body could execute what his soul designed; and his temper was a happy compound of confidence and cautiousness.

  • Plutarch