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Quotation by Heraclitus
Deliberate violence is more to be quenched than a fire.
Heraclitus (c. 535–475 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Diels-Kranz, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, 22B43.
Heraclitus, one of the two or three most influential philosophers before Socrates, was known as "the riddler" or "the obscure."
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