Poverty in itself does not make men into a rabble; a rabble is created only when there is joined to poverty a disposition of mind, an inner indignation against the rich, against society, against the government. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (Elements of the Philosophy of Right Quotes)

Poverty in itself does not make men into a rabble; a rabble is created only when there is joined to poverty a disposition of mind, an inner indignation against the rich, against society, against the government.[Die Armut an sich macht keinen zum Pöbel; dieser wird erst bestimmt durch die mit der Armut sich verknüpfende Gesinnung, durch die innere Empörung gegen die Reichen, gegen die Gesellschaft, die Regierung usw.]

Source:(Oxford University Press, ed. 1942), Additions, No. 149. Paragraph 244, Page 277
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