"The best way of avenging thyself
is not to become like the wrong-doer."
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
(121 AD -180 AD) Roman Emperor, 161-180 AD
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 -- Anonymous      
 -- Anonymous      
More people should follow this advice!
 -- Roxana, Mission Viejo     
    The best way to avenge thyself against the po-po (police), is to obey the speed limit?
     -- Logan, Memphis, TN     
    The ends do not justify the means. Imperialistic policies will eventually come back to us. 'As you sow, so shall you reap.'
     -- E Archer, NYC     
    The writings of Marcus Aurelius are superb for those who have not read him I recommend it,
     -- EGL, LA     
    EGL, I agree, and Logan, well said. The best way to avenge thyself against the police is to drive at the speed safe for conditions and be able to defend yourself in court for driving to fast and without a license. ;-)
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    It being so easy to do the exact opposite and do unto others as they did to yourself. "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth"
     -- Jack, Green, OH     
    ... and even better to undo the wrong-doer via methods that are not like those of the wrong-doer...
     -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US     
    The wrong-doers continue doing wrong. The best way to avenge thyself is to vote the bastards out of office. hahaha
     -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
    So true...though hard to do sometimes...it does pay off and you end up feeling good about not stooping to the wrong-doers fowl level...
     -- Cherie, Honolulu, HI     
    Here, here!
     -- O. Delusional Liberal     
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx      
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