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Quote from St. Augustine,

"Though defensive violence will always be 'a sad necessity' in the eyes of men of principle, it would be still more unfortunate if wrongdoers should dominate just men."


St. Augustine (more quotes by St. Augustine or books by/about St. Augustine)

[Augustine of Hippo (Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis)] (354-430) Bishop of Hippo Regius, philosopher and theologian


Defense, History, Learning, Power, Principle


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