The purpose of religion is to keep the poor from killing the rich.
An order that can be misunderstood, will be misunderstood.
Vengeance has no foresight.
If you (to General Bertrand) do not perceive that Jesus Christ is God, very well; then I did wrong to make you a general.
To listen to the interests of all marks an ordinary government; to foresee them marks a great government.