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ἀρχή ἄνδρα δείκνυσι -> power shows the man, rule will show the man
Αρχή άνδρα δείκνυσι. (Η εξουσία δείχνει τον άνδρα) — Pittacus of Mytilene via Diogenes Laertius 1.77
https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Pittacus_of_Mytilene
https://el.wikiquote.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CE%B9%CF%84%CF%84%CE%B1%CE%BA%CF%8C%CF%82_%CE%BF_%CE%9C%CF%85%CF%84%CE%B9%CE%BB%CE%B7%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%AF%CE%BF%CF%82

(where the adage of Pittacus, "Power shows the man," was interpolated by Lewis Campbell into his 1883 translation of Sophocles' Antigone, line 178).
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