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" Impossible," he answered; " for we shall impose just commands upon men who are just. On the contrary, each of them will doubtless come to his post of authority, looking on it as a necessity, not at all after the manner of those who now hold office in each state."
" Yes, my friend," I said, " this is the truth of the case. If for those who are destined to be rulers you can discover a life which is better than ruling, then it may be possible for you to have a wellordered State; for only in such a State will men hold sway who are truly rich, not in gold, but in the treasure which the happy man must possess,a wise and virtuous life. But if men who are poor and starving for lack of goods of their own enter upon the public service, fancying that it is from thence that their good must be snatched, stable government is impossible. For when the possession of power becomes an object of strife, the civil and domestic conflicts which follow will prove the destruction of the rulers themselves and of the 'whole State."
" That is most true," he replied.
" And do you know any other kind of life which inspires contempt of political power, except the life of true philosophy?"
" I certainly do not."
" Again, it must not be lovers of power (5) who are to woo her, otherwise, their eagerness for the prize will bring on a battle of rivals."

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