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Demosthenes

Quote of Demosthenes - In affairs of state the principles...


Biography - Demosthenes:

Born: -384 - Died: -322
Period:
2nd century
4th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Quote

In affairs of state the principles and the foundations must be truth and justice.
Demosthenes




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il faut que les principes d'une politique soient faits de justice et de vérité.”
Démosthène

German
Das politisches Handeln hat auf den Prinzipien und Grundlagen von Wahrheit und Gerechtigkeit zu basieren.”
Demosthenes




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Quotes for: truth:



Quotes for: truth

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Quotes about Justice:



Quotes for: Justice

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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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There is no justice in putting strength on a level above wisdom.”
Xenophanes
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Justice seeks no reward.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.”
Francis Bacon
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Quotes for: politics:



Quotes for: politics

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Man is by nature a political animal.”
Aristotle
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Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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Article II – The goal of any political association is the conservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, safety and resistance against oppression.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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My political ideal is democracy. Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”
Albert Einstein - The World as I See It
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Politics have no relation to morals.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Politics is a science. You can demonstrate that you are right and that others are wrong.”
Jean-Paul Sartre
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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.”
Demosthenes
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Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law.”
Demosthenes
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