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In the anime Psycho Pass they reference some of the major ideologically leading people.

But there is a direct quote from one of the main characters saying "Be wary of those who quote ___" There is then a reply: "Had you not quoted him I probably would have." Who is the author in question?

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    Are you trying to solve a trivia question, or do you actually have a question to ask? – кяαzєя Dec 11 '14 at 0:22
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    " " (Blank) are the duo who are the main protagonist of the anime and LN series No Game no Life. Be careful, those two can be wily. – кяαzєя Dec 11 '14 at 0:46
  • Did you really just do that? – Denslat Feb 27 '15 at 15:58
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From episode 16 - The Gates Of Judgement (at around 16:10), Shogo Makishima said:

Justice is subject to dispute; might is easily recognized and is not disputed. So we cannot give might to justice,

In return, Shinya Kogami replied:

I have long since learned, as a measure of elementary hygiene, to be on guard when anyone quotes Pascal.

So the answer is Blaise Pascal.

By the way, Kogami's reply is actually a quote from Toward a Philosophy of History by José Ortega y Gasset.

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