View Single Post
Old September 28 2013, 11:29 PM   #18
Vice Admiral
MauriceNavidad's Avatar
Location: Maurice in San Francisco
View MauriceNavidad's Twitter Profile
Re: The Admirals character makes no sense whatsoever

C.E. Evans wrote: View Post
"Absolute power corrupts absolutely."
--Captain James T. Kirk, "Where No Man Has Gone Before."
To be accurate, Kirk was quoting a few words from a larger statement, which is even more germane to Marcus.
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men."
John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
in a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton, 1887
* * *
“Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.”
― Winston S. Churchill
MauriceNavidad is offline