πείθεται πᾶς ἥδιον ἢ βιάζεται (Dio Cassius, Historiae Romanae 8.36.3) -> it's always more pleasant to be persuaded than to be forced

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This is from Dio C. Dio Cassius Cocceianus, of Nicea in Bithynia (c. 155–235 A.D.), a high Roman official, the author of a history of Rome in 80 books from Aeneas to his own time, ed. P. Boissevain, 1894 ff.
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