"The hour of departure has arrived,
and we go our ways:
I to die, and you to live.
Which is better, God only knows."
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Socrates
(469-399 B.C.) Greek philosopher
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upon being forced to drink the hemlock which killed him
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 -- Mike, Norwalk      
It's dangerous to be right when the authorities are wrong.
 -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Vice versa even more so.
     -- Joe, North Caldwell, NJ     
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    A wonderful example of pure democracy (may we never become one). Tyranny of the mob is usually more cruel than the absolute rule of a single tyrant. As an aside, I seem to recall that Socrates chose to drink the poison rather than accept exile.
     -- Ken, Allyn, WA     
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