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The mob is the mother of tyrants
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"The mob is the mother of tyrants"

- Diogenes

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This quote by Diogenes describes the idea that when individuals in a society or area create a mob and also act with physical violence and negligence for the legislation as well as individual legal rights, they are basically developing the problems for a tyrant to arise. The mob mindset can be unsafe due to the fact that people may feel pushed to act in ways they would not otherwise, and this can contribute to the rise of a tyrannical regimen that subdues dissent and also liberty. Diogenes was a theorist and also cynic that lived in old Greece, and also his ideas regarding the dangers of crowd guideline remain to be relevant today.

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Diogenes This quote is written / told by Diogenes between 412 BC and 323 BC. He was a famous Philosopher from Greece. The author also have 27 other quotes.

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