„The difference between a strong man and a weak one is that the former does not give up after a defeat.“

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„Nothing builds authority up like silence, splendor of the strong and shelter of the weak.“

—  Charles de Gaulle eighteenth President of the French Republic 1890 - 1970
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„Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.“

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„If the strong can bully the weak without shame, then how are we different from the beasts of forest and field?“

—  Tad Williams novelist 1957
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„But when the strong were too weak to hurt the weak, the weak had to be strong enough to leave.“

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„One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak; and it is the height of vanity to suppose that you can make an honest man of anyone.“

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„The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong.“

—  Georges Bidault French politician 1899 - 1983
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