Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.
They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth. -Plato, philosopher (427-347 BCE)
The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.