1312b: 4-6: The final type of democracy is a tyranny.
1313b: 32-41 The final form of democracy has characteristics of tyranny: women dominate in the household so that they can denounce their husbands, slaves lack discipline, and flatterers—demagogues—are held in honor. The people wish to be a monarch.
1295b: 39-1296a5: It is best for citizens in a city-state to possess a moderate amount of wealth because where some have a lot and some have none the result is the ultimate democracy or unmixed oligarchy. Tyranny can result from both these extremes. It is much less likely to spring from moderate systems of government.
1311a: 15-16: Taking after democracy, tyranny makes war on the notables in the citizen body.
1276a: 12-14: Some democracies, like tyrannies, rest on force and are not directed toward the common advantage.
1277b: 1-3: In some places in the old days, before the development of “ultimate” democracy, craftsmen were barred from office.
1312b: 35-38: Ultimate democracy, like unmixed and final oligarchy, is really a tyranny divided [among a multitude of persons].