THE true philosopher, unless prevented, will serve the state.
ZENO. in SENECA'S DIALOGUES. Book viii. 3. 2.
THOSE in charge of public business should look at the advantage of the citizens, and follow that in all they do, forgetting themselves. Such a trust should be administered in the interest of those who give it, not that of him to who it is given.
PANAETIUS. in CICERO'S de OFFICIIS. Book i. 17. 12.