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 Plato

Plato

Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first and the best victory is to conquer self.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any city however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich. These are at war with one another.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
These, then, will be some of the features of democracy... it will be, in all likelihood, an agreeable, lawless, parti-colored commonwealth, dealing with all alike on a footing of equality, whether they be really equal or not.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is a two-legged animal without feathers.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All learning has an emotional base.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Even the gods love jokes.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is a being in search of meaning.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Philosophy is an elegant thing, if anyone modestly meddles with it; but if they are conversant with it more than is becoming, it corrupts them.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.More Plato [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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