Apr 22, 2019

Quote For The Day

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Brian S. King
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“For we both alike know that into the discussion of human affairs the question of justice enters only where the pressure of necessity is equal, and that the powerful exact what they can, and the weak grant what they must.” Thucydides

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2 Comments to "Quote For The Day"

Thanks for the quote.
As you are aware, I am sure, Jesus had something else to say about the weak and the strong.
Don Levit
Posted by Don Levit on November 17, 2008 at 01:47 PM
So true Don. Lest I be misunderstood, I don't hold Thucydides out as the ideal but as, unfortunately, something too often seen in our zero sum mentality world.
Posted by Brian S. King on November 17, 2008 at 01:47 PM

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