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State quotes (5)

A state is not a mere society having a common place established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange.... Political society exists for the sake of noble actions and not of mere companionship.
Aristotle   Category: State

I am the State.
Louis XIV   Category: State

The state is not abolished it withers away.
Friedrich Engels   Category: State

You will find that the State is the kind of organization which though it does big things badly does small things badly too.
John Kenneth Galbraith   Category: State

The state is the great fiction by which everybody tries to live at the expense of everybody else.
Claude Frederic Bastiat   Category: State