It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice…




It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice…

It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justiceā€¦ --Thomas Paine

It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf.

Thomas Paine

Year: 1776
Context: The American Crisis No. 1
Tags: conquest, cunning, folly, fox, justice, madness, mercy, murderous, the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf, trick of war, violence, wolf



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