When laws are carried out not only for the public good, but also to target and punish, it dos society great harm.
The more numerous the laws,
the more corrupt the government.
— Publius Tacitus, Annals (117 AD)
(Corruptissima re publica plurimae leges)
Posted by kazvorpal on November 19, 2012 in Philosophy, Politics
Tags: annals, government, latin, liberty, quotations, quotes, roman empire, tacitus
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