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Thucydides (471 BC - 400 BC)
Greek historian [more author details]
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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 when they can, and the weak grant what they must.
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The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
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We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
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Thucydides, Peloponnesian War

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