Plumb Lines

June 1, 2009

Quote for the Day

Filed under: Uncategorized — Michael E. van Landingham @ 7:10 am

The right to murder is given to no one.”

-Tsar Nicholas II, explaining why he chose to punish his cousin Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich, against the wishes of the royal family, for the murder of Rasputin.

-Michael E. van Landingham



  1. For all you Russianists out there, “Никому не дано право убивать.”

    Comment by Michael E. van Landingham — June 1, 2009 @ 7:16 am

  2. […] E. van Landingham @ 8:39 am I just discovered an interesting aspect of the story I linked to in my previous post. While I was referring to everyone being denied right of homicide as a universal principle, Scott […]

    Pingback by Scott P. Roeder, Live Man, Flesh and Blood « Plumb Lines — June 1, 2009 @ 8:39 am

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