The administration of government, like a guardianship ought to be directed to the good of those who confer, not of those who receive the trust.
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Source Notes: Source: Attributed to MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO.Tryon Edwards, Dictionary of Thoughts, p. 204 . Unverified.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC - December 7, 43 BC) was an orator, statesman, political theorist, lawyer and philosopher of Ancient Rome. He is considered by many to be amongst the greatest of the Latin orators and prose writers.