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Quote of Aristotle - Democracy arises out of the notion...


Biography - Aristotle:

Greek philosopher.
Born: -384 - Died: -322
Period:
4th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.




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Citizens of the democratic societies should undertake a course of intellectual self defense to protect themselves from manipulation and control.
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
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Amongst democratic nations, each new generation is a new people.
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What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
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Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
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Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient.
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One swallow does not make a summer.
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
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Nature does nothing in vain.
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Man is by nature a political animal.
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