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Quotation by Marcus Tullius Cicero
An innocent man, if accused, can be acquitted; a guilty man, unless accused, cannot be condemned. It is, however, more advantageous to absolve an innocent than not to prosecute a guilty man.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Pro Roscio Amerino, 56.
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