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Quotation by Shakespeare
Turn him to any cause of policy,
The Gordian knot of it he will unloose,
Familiar as his garter.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Archbishop of Canterbury, in Henry V, act 1, sc. 1, l. 45-7.
It was said that whoever undid the Gordian knot would rule Asia, and Alexander the Great, who cut it with his sword, went on to great conquests.
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