For truly such close communications with tyranny corrupt good constitutions.

Demosthenes (384-322 BC) Greek orator and statesman
Second Philippic, Sec. 21 (344 BC) [tr. Vince (1930)]

Alt. trans.: "For those close and intimate alliances with despots are never safe to free states."

Added on 25-Feb-13 | Last updated 25-Feb-13
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