Aristotle quote about honor from Politics - Men do not become tyrants in order that they may not suffer cold; and hence great is the honor bestowed, not on him who kills a thief, but on him who kills a tyrant.
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Men do not become tyrants in order that they may not suffer cold; and hence great is the honor bestowed, not on him who kills a thief, but on him who kills a tyrant.
 Aristotle, Politics (4th century BC). copy citation

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Author Aristotle
Source Politics
Topic honor motivation tyranny
Date 4th century BC
Language English
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Note Translated by Benjamin Jowett
Weblink http://classics.mit.edu/Aristotle/politics.html

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