Single Idea 422

[catalogued under 25. Society / E. State Functions / 1. The Law / a. Legal system]

Full Idea

The people should fight for the law as if for their city-wall.

Gist of Idea

The people should fight for the law as if for their city-wall

Source

Heraclitus (fragments/reports [c.500 BCE], B044), quoted by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 09.2

Book Reference

'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers', ed/tr. Freeman,Kathleen [Harvard 1957], p.27