A people always minds its rulers best
When it is neither humored nor oppressed.

Solon (c. 638 BC - 558 BC) Athenian statesman, lawmaker, poet
In Plutach, “Poplicola and Solon Compared,” Parallel Lives [tr. Dryden (1693)]
Added on 2-Oct-13 | Last updated 2-Oct-13
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