A man who entertains in his mind any political doctrine, except as a means of improving the condition of his fellows, I regard as a political intriguer, a charlatan, and a conjuror.

More information about this quote

Authentication Score 3

Original Citation

Trollope, Anthony. An Autobiography. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1883, ch. 16.

Current Citation

Trollope, Anthony. "An Autobiography." An Autobiography and Other Writings, edited by Nicholas Shrimpton. Oxford University Press, 2016, ch. 16.