Claude Lévi-Strauss Quote

The police are not entrusted with a mission which differentiates them from those they serve. Being unconcerned with ultimate purposes, they are inseparable from the persons and interests of their masters, and shine with their reflected glory.


Chapter 37 : The Apotheosis of Augustus, p. 378 - Tristes Tropiques (1955)

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