Quotation by Giovanni Falcone

One usually dies because one is alone, or because one has got into something over one's head. One often dies because one does not have the right alliances, because one is not given support. In Sicily the Mafia kills the servants of the State that the State has not been able to protect.
Giovanni Falcone (1939–1992), Italian judge. Men of Honor, ch. 6 (1992).

Falcone, along with his wife and three bodyguards, was blown up on his way into Palermo, May 23, 1992.
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