What Are Kingdoms but Great Robberies?

By |2016-05-18T12:03:29-05:00May 18th, 2016|Categories: Civil Society, Quotation, St. Augustine|

Justice being taken away, then what are kingdoms but great robberies? For what are robberies themselves, but little kingdoms? The band itself is made up of men; it is ruled by the authority of a prince, it is knit together by the pact of the confederacy; the booty is divided by the law agreed on. [...]