458 – “History shows that almost all tyrants have been demagogues who gained the favor of the people by their accusations of the notables.”

Alternative Translation: “For the generality of tyrants were indeed mere demagogues, who gained credit with the people by oppressing the nobles.”

–Aristotle

Quote Number:  1118

Source: Aristotle. Politics. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. The Colonial Press. 1900. Pg 137. Online Here as part of a collection of works

Alternative Source: Aristotle. Politics. Translated by William Ellis. J M Dent & Sons: London. 1912. Online Here

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