Be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.

 

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) English writer, fabulist, philologist, academic [John Ronald Reuel Tolkien]
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Book 4, ch. 1 “The Taming of Sméagol” (1954)
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