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Latin-English Translation of
Might Makes Right

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by PhotoCosmos (UN), 2017-06-14, 00:45  Spam?  
Hello I am writing an essay and would like to know how this phrase "Might Makes Right" would translate to Latin. Thank you
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by khanzat, 2017-06-14, 14:20  Spam?  80.49.67....
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Hi,

In Roman Law, this was said "Quod princeps placuit legis habet vigorem" (Digest 1.4.1), "What pleases the ruler has the strength of law"

But if you want a literal translation "Potestas ius est". But it has not the word-play of right=opposite of wrong and right=law.

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