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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln, in Vice and Virtue

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Comment(no title)  ·  posted Mar '17 by Ulysses

They can't.
Two poor man; both starving; one steals, the other does not. No-one can say.
Not much evidence on what the superman of the world would do.

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