“Now is it more just and safe that the strong should condecend to the weak, because that is within their reach, than that the weak should be driven up to the strong, which were to overdrive them” (Durham, p. 35).
Against Clamorous Mouths
“Thus Paul rather hazards upon what might follow upon his refusing to take wages than to take them, because taking is of itself more apt to give offense than refusing, and does not look so single-like, and there is not so easy access to vindicate that against clamorous mouths” (Durham, p. 29).
We Don’t Have To Like It
“For there is a great difference between displeasing and offending, as also between pleasing and edifying. For one may be displeased, and yet edified; well satisfied, and yet offended” (James Durham, Concerning Scandal, p. 2).