„The people think of wealth and power as the greatest fate,
But in this world a spell of health is the best state.
What men call sovereignty is a worldly strife and constant war;
Worship of God is the highest throne, the happiest of all estates.“

Mansel, Philip, Constantinople: city of the world's desire 1453-1924 (1995), p. 84
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