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Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.
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Joseph de Maistre

Joseph-Marie, comte de Maistre was a Savoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat.

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