A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.

Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) German poet, playwright, critic [Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller]
“On Grace and Dignity”, Aesthetical and Philosophical Essays

Alt trans.: "The enemy which only is overturned can rise up again, but the enemy reconciled is truly vanquished." Source.

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 2-Jul-10
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