Politics and Personal Responsibility

“Every man should be responsible to others, nor should anyone be allowed to do just as he pleases; for where absolute freedom is allowed there is nothing to restrain the evil which is inherent in every man. But the principle of responsibility secures that which is the greatest good in states; the right persons rule and are prevented from doing wrong, and the people have their due.” – Aristotle

“The fate of good men who refuse to become involved in politics is to be ruled by evil men.” ~ Edmund Burke

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