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THE POOR

We have got that idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor.  Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. 

G. K. Chesterton

 

 

 

 

(updated 08-23-02)

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