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way between the best, which is to commit injustice without paying the penalty, and the worst, which is to suffer injustice without the power of retaliation; and justice, standing as an intermediary between these two, is tolerated, not as a good thing, but because it is honored by men through their inability to do wrong. For they tell us that whoever had the power to do wrong, and was really a man, would never make an agreement with any one that both parties should refrain from injustice; for that would be the act of a madman. This then, Socrates, is the nature of justice, and such, according to the common account, is its origin.

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" And that those who practise justice practise it unwillingly, through inability to do wrong, we should best understand if we were to suppose a case like this: Let us give to each of them, to the just and to the unjust alike, unlimited power to do whatever they please, and then let us follow them and observe whither the inclination of each will lead him. We shall then detect the just man in the act of pursuing the same ends as the unjust on account of the desire far gain which every creature naturally seeks to gratify as a good, but is forcibly turned aside by law to the honoring of equality. And the liberty which I mean would be best realized if they obtained such a power as they say was of old

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