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To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege.
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ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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