No Quarter: an Anarchist Zine about Pirates

Thursday, January 04, 1990

Quote on the Back

“What are kingdoms but great robberies? Indeed, that was an apt and true reply which was given to Alexander the Great by a pirate who had been seized. For when that king had asked the man what he meant by keeping hostile possession of the sea, he answered with bold pride, ‘What thou meanest by seizing the whole earth; but because I do it with a petty ship, I am called a robber, whilst thou who dost it with a great fleet art styled an emperor”
- Augustine of Hippo, The City of God (410 CE).

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