Polybius Quote: “For the mob, habituated to feed…”

For the mob, habituated to feed at the expense of others, and to have its hopes of a livelihood in the property of its neighbors, as soon as it has got a leader sufficiently ambitious and daring, being excluded by poverty from the sweets of civil honors, produces a reign of mere violence.

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Name: Polybius
Profession: Historian
Nationality: Greek
Born: 203 BC
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