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"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." Plato
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"I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict." Plato
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"At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet." Plato
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"People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die." Plato
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"Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men." Plato
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"I know not how I may seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with" Plato
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"If the study of all these sciences which we have enumerated, should ever bring us to their mutual association and relationship, and teach us the nature of the ties which bind them together, I believe that the diligent treatment of them will forward the objects which we have in view, and that the labor, which otherwise would be fruitless, will be well bestowed." Plato
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"The mere athlete becomes too much of a savage" Plato
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"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." Plato
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"Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety." Plato
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"Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge." Plato
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"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws." Plato
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"Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet." Plato
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"They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases." Plato
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"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life" Plato
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"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." Plato
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"Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something." Plato
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"Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent" Plato
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Indolence

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"This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are." Plato
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"I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if he cannot, at least to take the best possible human doctrine and the hardest to disprove, and to ride on this like a raft over the waters of life" Plato
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"How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?" 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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