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"What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which music puts upon them, and recited in simple prose" Plato
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"There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good." Plato
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"A man left gold; another took it; left a noose, So the first hanged himself; having but life to lose" Plato
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"If one has made a mistake, and fails to correct it, one has made a greater mistake." Plato
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"There are few people so stubborn in their atheism who when danger is pressing in will not acknowledge the divine power." Plato
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Atheism   

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"He whom love touches not walks in darkness" Plato
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Darkness   

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"Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance" Plato
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"The true creator is necessity, who is the mother of our invention" Plato
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"There is no such thing as a lover's oath." Plato
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"Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private; fortitude, the principle of not flying danger, but meeting it; and temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately." Plato
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Wisdom   

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"When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income." Plato
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Greek Philosopher    Income   

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"The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men" Plato
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Government   

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"The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics" Plato
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Mathematics   

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"Is it not also true that no physician, in so far as he is a physician, considers or enjoins what is for the physician's interest, but that all seek the good of their patients? For we have agreed that a physician strictly so called, is a ruler of bodies, and not a maker of money, have we not?" Plato
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Doctors   

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"To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of oneself is ridiculous." Plato
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"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it" Plato
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Injustice   

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"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." Plato
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"Oh! may each youthful bosom, catch the sacred fire." Ann Plato
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Fire   

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"A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men." Plato
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"Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every reality by a simple process of reason, independent of all sensuous information / never flinching, until by an act of the pure intelligence he has grasped the real nature of good / he arrives at the very end of the intellectual world." Plato
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"They see only their own shadows or the shadows of one another, which the fire throws on the opposite wall of the cave" Plato
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Documents that Mention Plato

Jonathan Baron - February 28, 2013 , PSA about P, S, and A (Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle)


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