For at a congress of the Lacedaemonian allies and the other Greeks, in which Amyntas, the father of Philip, being entitled to a seat, was represented by a delegate whose vote was absolutely under his control, he joined the other Greeks in voting to help Athens to recover possession of Amphipolis. As proof of this I presented from the public records the resolution of the Greek congress and the names of those who voted.
Quotes as reported in Dictionary of Quotations (classical) by Thomas Benfield Harbottle (1897)
The man who is unprincipled in private life will never make a good public servant, nor will one who is of no account at home prove a man of light and leading with the embassy in Macedonia; for he has only changed his abode, not his nature.
He is specially deserving of our hatred, in that being wicked he has all the outward signs of virtue.
An evil nature wielding great authority brings misfortune upon the community.
Right is not unlimited, but is limited by the laws.