"Those who give the first shock to a state are the first overwhelmed in its ruin; the fruits of public commotion are seldom enjoyed by him who was the first mover; he only beats the water for another's net."
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Michel De Montaigne
[Michel Eyquem De Montaigne] (1532-1592) French Renaissance scholar, philosopher, writer
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Rome killed many Christians for centuries before it became the Holy Roman Empire!
 -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    The Neocons, progressives, and all else that fight against the lawful and just foundations of freedom and liberty are beating the water for another's net.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    One of the reasons we call those who make those initial waves 'heros.' With courage we can overcome oppression -- it is not a task for the cowardly.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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