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Quotation by Marcus Tullius Cicero
When trying a case [the famous judge] L. Cassius never failed to inquire "Who gained by it?" Man's character is such that no one undertakes crimes without hope of gain.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Pro Roscio Amerino, 84.
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