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You cannot conceive the many without the one.
Plato

The life which is unexamined is not worth living.
Plato

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is
acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato

Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.
Plato

Wealth is the parent of of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness,
and both of discontent.
Plato

He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is
of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
Plato

Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
Plato

Not one of them who took up in his youth with this opinion that there are no gods ever
continued until old age faithful to his conviction.
Plato

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
Plato

Socrates is a doer of evil, who corrupts the youth; and who does not believe in the gods of
the state, but has other new divinities of his own. Such is the charge.
Plato

What is the prime of life? May it not be defined as a period of about twenty years in a
woman's life, and thirty in a man's?
Plato

Oligarchy: A government resting on a valuation of property, in which the rich have power and
the poor man is deprived of it.
Plato

Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Plato

The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways - I to die, and you to live. Which is
better God only knows.
Plato

Let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to find out the
natural bent.
Plato

The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into
greatness... This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears
he is a protector.
Plato

Life must be lived as play.
Plato

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.
Plato

Democracy, which is a charming from of government, full of variety and disorder, and
dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
Plato

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Plato

There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Plato

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