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It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits; i ...
A young man is not a proper hearer of lectures on political science; for he is inexperienced in the actions that occur in life, bu ...
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates re ...
The state is a creation of nature and man is by nature a political animal.
He who can be, and therefore is, another's, and he who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have, is a slave by ...
A constitution is the arrangement of magistracies in a state.
The government, which is the supreme authority in states, must be in the hands of one, or of a few, or of the many. The true forms ...
The legislator should direct his attention above all to the education of youth; for the neglect of education does harm to the cons ...
I admire people who are suited to the contemplative life.... They can sit inside themselves like honey in a jar and just be. It's ...
One man is as good as another until he has written a book.
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