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To preside successfully over a commonplace and unstable body of men, you have to share those qualities.
Men whose opinion is of great authority must take their place in the temple of wisdom, not on the seats of debate. They should be employed in decision, not in deliberation. Their voice should make laws, not majorities. Being above their fellows, they must be kept out of the ranks.

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Joseph Joubert

Blessed with concord, even insignificant states flourish in prosperity; but the storms of dissension overpower even the mightiest."
Micipsa, quoted by ]]JUGURTHINE WAR interpreted by Henry Steuart, L.L.D., 1824 pub date

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Gaius Sallustius Crispus, generally known simply as Sallust, (86-34 BC), a Roman historian, belonged to a well-known plebeian family, and was born at Amiternum in the country of the Sabines. Throughout his career Sallust always stood by his principle as a popularis, an opposer of Pompey's party and the old aristocracy of Rome.

The discipline which makes the soldiers of a free country reliable in battle is not to be gained by harsh or tyrannical treatment. On the contrary, such treatment is far more likely to destroy than to make an army. It is possible to give commands in such a manner as to inspire an intense desire to obey; while the opposite manner cannot fail to excite strong resentment and a desire to disobey."

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Major General John M. Schofield

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