It is the greatest inequality to try to make unequal things equal.
Another mark of a tyrant is that he likes foreigners better than citizens, and lives with them and invites them to his table; for the one are enemies, but the Others enter into no rivalry with him.
Democracy arose from men thinking that if they are equal in any respect they are equal in all respects.
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
If the majority distributes among itself the things of a minority, it is evident that it will destroy the city.