Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
More Quotes from Aristotle:Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either extreme democracy or absolute oligarchy, or despotism will come from either of those excesses.
For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of seditions ...
Beauty is the gift of God.
It concerns us to know the purposes we seek in life, for then, like archers aiming at a definite mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
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Finally, when the money was high enough, the script suddenly revealed itself as being very clear to me.
The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.
They all agree, they are all unanimous in Congress, in the States, on the rostrum, in the sanctuary - everywhere they declare that slavery shall not go into the Territories.