Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad with power;
The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small;
The bee fertilizes the flower it robs;
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles A Beard
Charles Beard (1874-1948) American historian
Summary of human history, in reply to George S. Counts

See also Euripides, George Herbert.
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