An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
— Plutarch

The very presence of guilt, let alone its tenacity, implies imbalance: Something, we suspect, is getting more of our energy than warrants, at the expense of something else, we suspect, that deserves more of our energy than we
Melinda M. Marshall imbalances quote

Well, a deficit reflects an imbalance between spending and revenue, and so narrowing it requires acting on one, the other or both.
— Peter Orszag

Let's face it. Umpiring is not an easy or happy way to make a living. In the abuse they suffer, and the pay they get for it, you see an imbalance that can only be explained by their need to stay close to a game they can't resist.
— Bob Uecker

At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people.
— imbalances quotation by Howard Dean