„I have never thought there was much to be said in favor of dragging on long after all one's friends were dead.“

—  Murasaki Shikibu, Ch. 29: The Royal Visit

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—  Robert F. Kennedy American politician and brother of John F. Kennedy 1925 - 1968
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„May I never sit on a tribunal where my friends shall not find more favor from me than strangers.“

—  Themistocles Athenian statesman -524 - -459 a.C.
As quoted by Plutarch, in Lives as translated by J. Langhorne and W. Langhorne (1850) http://books.google.com/books?id=jaBfAAAAMAAJ, p. 225