Rulers who have adopted the religion favored by the most numerous, or at any rate the most vigorous, section of their subjects have generally prospered, whether actuated by religious sincerity or by political cynicism.

Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975) English historian
A Study of History (1934-1961) [abr. D. C. Somervell, 1.562 (1965)]

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