"Nay, number itself in armies importeth not much, where the people is of weak courage; for, as Virgil saith, 'It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep be.' "
by:
Francis Bacon
(1561-1626) Philosopher, British Lord Chancellor
Source:
“Of the True Greatness of Kingdoms and Estates,” The Essays or Counsels Civil & Moral of Francis Bacon, p. 129 (1905).
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Unless the sheep are armed to the teeth. ;-)
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    well said, J.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Carlton, I like it a lot ! Lets hope the sheep have the courage to use such defensive implements. 5 stars for exposing the slave and dictator's formulating base of action. A thumbs down for a fat sheep's norm.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    It is a Muslim wolf that lurks in the bushes, hungry for the USA sheep. When the wolf attacks, it will find that most of the sheep are armed and bite with vigor.
     -- Brooks, Hartwell, Ga.     
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