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Quotation by Aristotle
It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common; and the special business of the legislator is to create in men this benevolent disposition.
Aristotle (384–322 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Politics, bk. II, ch. 5, l. 1263a39, in The Basic Works of Aristotle, ed. Richard McKeon, Random House, Inc. (1941).
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