„I would rather save the life of one citizen than kill a thousand enemies.“

...malle se unum civem servare quam mille hostes occidere.

According to the Historia Augusta (fourth century), Roman emperor Antoninus Pius often repeated this saying of Scipio ("Antoninus Pius", 9.10); no earlier attribution to Scipio (or mention of the dictum itself, for that matter) is known.
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Publio Cornelio Scipione7
politico e generale romano, appartenente alla Gens Cornelia -235 - -183 a.C.

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