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In a word, it is the best and most natural arrangement that the wisest should govern the many, when it is assured that they will govern for its profit, and not for their own.
 Jean-Jacques RousseauThe Social Contract (1762). copy citation

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1762
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Of the Social Contract, or Principles of Political Law, Book III
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Translated by George Douglas Howard Cole
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