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* '' Power corrupts… Absolute power corrupts absolutely. ''  '''-- Anon'''.
* '' Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. ''  '''-- Lord Acton'''.

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  • Quis custodiet ipsos custodes -- Juvenal's Satire VI, Against Women. (Tranlation: Who watches the Watchmen? The original reads: I hear all this time the advisce of my old friends - Put on a lock and keep your wife guarded behind doors. Yes, but who will watch the watchmen? The wife arranges accordingly and begins sleeping with them.)

  • There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown. -- Genesis 6:4

  • the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist. -- Charles Bandelaire.

  • Tantaene animis caelestibus irae? -- Virgil. The Aeneid: Book I, Line II.

  • With great power, there must also come great responsibility. -- Ben Parker, AMAZING FANTASY #15, August, 1962 (aka. Stan "the Man" Lee)

  • Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. -- Lord Acton.

  • What we do not understand we fear, what we fear we destroy. -- Anon.

  • When people have impunity, they act like it. -- Anon.

  • Per Ardua, Ad Astra. (Translation: Through rough ways, to the stars.) -- State motto of Kansas, varient of RAF motto.

  • All it takes for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing -- Edmund Burke.

  • The winter here is cold and bitter, chilled to the bone. Haven’t seen the sun for weeks. To long - to far from home. Feel like I’m sinking and claw for solid ground. Pulled down by the undertow. So it’s better this way, having seen this place before. Where everything we say and do, hurts us all the more. Its just that we stayed away, too long. Pulled down by the undertow. Never thought I could feel so low. Oh darkness I feel like letting go. With all of my strength and all of my courage, come and lift me from this place... Full of grace. Full of grace. -- Sarah McLachlan. (paraphrased from Full of Grace)

  • Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man. -- Pliny the Elder.