You gain power by pretending to be weak.
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I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.
We seem weak because we want to.
Of all creatures that breathe and move upon the earth, nothing is bred that is weaker than man.
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy)
A Strangeness in My Mind
Voyager (Outlander #3)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (James Bond #11)
The Fiery Cross (Outlander #5)