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Might was the measure of right.

[Mensuraque juris / Vis erat.]

Lucan (AD 39-65) Roman poet [Marcus Annaeus Lucanus]
Pharsalia, 1.175
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Referring to earlier eras of anarchy.
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A cult is a religion with no power.

Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) American writer
In Our Time, ch. 2 (1980)
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But the Nature of the War is now alter’d,
`tis the longest Purse
Conquers the longest Sword.

Daniel Defoe (1660?-1731) English journalist and novelist
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