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Plato Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Plato
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“Compared with the Egyptians, the Greeks are childish mathematicians.”
Muata Ashby
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Plato
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Ancient Egyptian Proverbs
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“Justice is the giving to each man what is proper to him, and this he termed a debt.”
Plato
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Polemarchus
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″‘Hope,’ he says, ‘cherishes the soul of him who lives in justice and holiness, and is the nurse of his age and the companion of his journey;—hope which is mightiest to sway the restless soul of man.‘”
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Cephalus
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“Today Plato is nearly forgotten. His beliefs include the notion that people who govern should be intelligent, rational, self-controlled, and in love with wisdom, an idea that has long been discredited.”

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