Who is anonymous 9th century?

Famous quotes containing the words century and/or anonymous:

    It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.
    Sun Tzu (6–5th century B.C.)

    I know you not, this room never,
    the swollen dress I wear,
    nor the anonymous spoons that free me,
    nor this calendar nor the pulse we pare and cover.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)