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rulers Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about rulers
  1. #1
    “Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.”
  2. #2
    “It is not possible to rule well without having been ruled.”
  3. #3
    “Justice therefore demands that no one should do more ruling than being ruled, but that all should have their turn.”
  4. #4
    “A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious.”
  5. #5
    “I’ve sat between the fires here for eight nights, and no one offered of gave me food, except Agnar will be the sole ruler of the land of the Goths.”