The multitude which is not brought to act as a unity is confusion. That unity which has not its origin in the multitude is tyranny.

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) French scientist and philosopher
Pensées, # 77 (1670)
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Alt. trans.: "The multitude which is not reduced to the unity is confusion; the unity which does not depend on the multitude is tyranny."

Added on 3-Aug-09 | Last updated 3-Mar-14
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