Written laws are like spiders' webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.
Authentication Score 3
Anacharsis, Quoted in "Solon," Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans. 2nd century, ch. 5, sect. 2.
Anacharsis, Quoted in "Solon," The Rise and Fall of Athens; Nine Greek Lives by Plutarch. Translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert. Penguin, 1960.