Quotations From PLATO

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  • 101.
    The true runner comes to the finish and receives the prize and is crowned.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 613 C....
  • 102.
    A state ... arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 369 B....
  • 103.
    Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 420 B....

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  • 104.
    They ought to be gentle to their friends and dangerous to their enemies.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 375 B....
  • 105.
    I proclaim that might is right, justice, the interest of the stronger.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 388 C....

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