If you think that by killing men you can prevent someone from censuring your evil lives, you are mistaken.  That is not a way of escape which is either possible or honorable. The easiest and noblest way is not to be disabling others, but to be improving yourselves.

Socrates (c.470-399 BC) Greek philosopher
In Plato, Apology, sec. 39 [tr. Jowett (1894)]
Added on 14-Oct-10 | Last updated 21-Aug-14
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