Plato

They certainly give very strange names to diseases.

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There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.

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One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

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A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Plato

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Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

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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.

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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.

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The beginning is the most important part of the work.

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This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.

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Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.

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Plato — quotes and aphorisms

Love is a serious mental disease.

Plato

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Courage is knowing what not to fear.

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.

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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

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Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.

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Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

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