„The whole world would have been destroyed if compassion did not put an end to anger.“
Perierat totus orbis, nisi iram finiret misericordia.

—  Seneca starší, Book I, Chapter I; slightly modified translation from Michael Winterbottom, Declamations of the Elder Seneca (London: Heinemann, 1974) vol. 1 p. 33
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