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  1. Be wary of a man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. -Seneca

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    2. LastLight



      is this right? Something about Carthage must be destroyed, right?

      I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. - Seneca

      This ones a little iffy admittedly, but whaddya think?

    3. Mag


      Cato the Elder - his famous dead-horse phrase.

      "Furthermore, I consider that Carthage must be destroyed."

      A single-minded determination to eliminate what he perceived to be a threat to his country; even if the discussion in the senate happened to be about grain prices in Germany.

    4. supernal


      To add a note of clarity, he ended a lot / most (?) of his speeches with that phrase, as a kind of sign off

      "To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy."

      btw destroy carthage

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