Quote from Algernon Sidney 

"[T]here is a difference between lions and asses;
and he is a fool who knows not that swords were given to men,
that none might be slaves, but such as know not how to use them."

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Algernon Sidney
(1622-1683) English statesman, republican political theorist, colonel, and opponent of King Charles II of England, who was charged with plotting against the King and was executed for treason.
Discourses Concerning Government 270 (1763)
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