Bread and circuses Quotes

β€œThe evil was not in bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell the...

β€œThe evil was not in bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell their rights as free men for the full bellies and the excitement of the games which would serve to distract them from the other human hungers which bread and circuses can never appease.” -Marcus T. Cicero
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"The evil was not in the bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell ...

"The evil was not in the bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell their rights as free men for full bellies and the excitement of the games which would serve to distract them from the other human hungers which bread and circuses can never appease." -- Marcus T. Cicero
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"Give them bread and circuses ...

"Give them bread and circuses and they will never revolt." -- Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis (Juvenal)
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200 AD: Bread and...

200 AD: Bread and Circuses - 2020 AD: Circus is the Bread
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"Can we stop deriding bread and circuses as if they're some sort of dastardly plot? If government...

"Can we stop deriding bread and circuses as if they're some sort of dastardly plot? If government is working as intended, bread and circuses (or their contemporary equivalents) are presicely the sorts of things that should be happening, correct?" ~ Brendolyn Bran Brenannen, Apt. of Funland Security
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"The evil was not in bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell the...

"The evil was not in bread and circuses, per se, but in the willingness of the people to sell their rights as free men for full bellies and the excitement of the games which would serve to distract them from the other human hungers which bread and circuses can never appease." ~ Admiral Ben Moreell
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