He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.

τὸν τε γὰρ μέλλοντα καλῶς ἄρχειν ἀρχθῆναί φασι δεῖν πρῶτον.

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Original Citation

Aristotle. Politics. 4th century BC, bk. 7.

Current Citation

Aristotle. Politics, translated by R. F. Stalley and Sir Ernest Barker. Oxford University Press, 2009, bk. 7.