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Plato (427 BC - 347 BC)
Greek author & philosopher in Athens [more author details]
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He who is of 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.
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Plato, The Republic
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
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Plato, The Republic
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
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Plato, The Republic
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
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Plato, The Republic
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
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The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
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Plato, The Republic
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.
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Plato, The Republic
The soul of man is immortal and imperishable.
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There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them.
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Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
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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.
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