Quote by: Aeschines

Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.

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Author Bio

  • NameAeschines
  • DescriptionAttic orator; statesman
  • Born389 BCE
  • Died314 BCE
  • CountryClassical Athens
  • ProfessionPolitician; Diplomat