In order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning, and cruelty. – Leo Tolstoy
The above makes me wonder how difficult it is for a good government to exist anywhere in the world if it is nearly always made up of the types of people described above?
Force always attracts men of low morality. – Albert Einstein
Isn’t government nothing more than organized force?