The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness. This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
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Plato. Republic. 380 BC, bk. 8, sect. 565c.
Plato. The Republic. Translated by Desmond Lee. Penguin, 2007, bk. 8, line 565c.