"What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun," the Roman philosopher Cicero said. For Benjamin, the horse, that true friend was Boxer. Like most good friends who balance each other, Boxer has one view of life and the recent events while Benjamin has another. While many of the animals may not want to hear what Benjamin has to say, they would have done well to listen. Be sure you understand this important character by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz on the character of Benjamin in Animal Farm. Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!