Saturday, November 14, 2009

Pirates: 54 BC

For when he [Alexander the Great] inquired of a pirate by what right he dared to infest the sea with his little brigantine: “By the same right,” he replied, “which is your warrant for conquering the world.”
--From On the Commonwealth--

Speaking truth to power, then and now.

4 comments:

Jennifer said...

Ha ha ha, excellent.

Trooper York said...

Do you think pirate whores are infected by the French pox?

Trooper York said...

Or just "worshiping crowds of men who want to protect her" envy?

Jason (the commenter) said...

Do you think pirate whores are infected by the French pox?

I hear they are full of the bon mots.