But how did timocracy arise out of the perfect State?
"The Republic" by Plato
The constitution in the Laws is a timocracy of wealth, modified by an aristocracy of merit.
"Laws" by Plato
Timocracy, therefore, almost invariably paved the way to democracy.
"Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Associated Words: timocracy, timocratic, honorary, honorific.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
A timocracy would therefore seem to unite the advantages of all forms of government and to avoid their respective abuses.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana