Tuesday, August 13, 2013

THE POLITICIAN LIVES OFF OTHERS - Philosophical Dictum of Cicero


This philosophical dictum of Cicero (106 – 43 BC) seems to be valid even today:

1. The poor: work and work

2. The rich: exploit the poor

3. The soldier: protects both

4. The taxpayer: pays for all three

5. The wanderer: rests for all four

6. The drunk: drinks for all five

7. The banker: robs all six

8. The lawyer: misleads all seven

9. The doctor: kills all eight

10. The undertaker: buries all nine

11. The Politician: lives happily at the cost of all ten

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