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A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
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Aristotle, unknown

Greek critic, philosopher, physicist, & zoologist (384 BC - 322 BC)

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