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The worst of all deceptions is self-deception.
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Un uomo che non difende le proprie idee, o non ha grandi idee o non è un grande uomo.
Quando la libertà degenera in licenza nasce e si sviluppa la malapianta della tirannia.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. 
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Sarebbe davvero bello, Agatone, se la sapienza fosse in grado di scorrere dal più pieno al più vuoto di noi, solo che ci mettessimo in contatto l'uno con l'altro, come l'acqua che scorre nelle coppe attraverso un filo di lana da quella più piena a quella più vuota.
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