I fundamentally believe in the Supremacy of Reason and the Sovereignty of the Individual.

“The princesses of the house of the Ptolemies had always apparently been very much averse to taking casual lovers, especially from outside the royal house. They were not, like later Roman imperial ladies, both murderous and adulterous. They were murderous and chaste.”

—   Michael Grant, quoted by Joyce Tyldesley in Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt
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