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Plato



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'I cared not a straw for death, and that my only fear was that of doing an unrighteous or unholy thing. For the strong arm of that oppressive power did not
frighten me into doing wrong..."

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'I cared not a straw for death, and that my only fear was that of doing an unrighteous or unholy thing. For the strong arm of that oppressive power did not frighten me into doing wrong..."

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..unless by force of eloquence they mean the force of truth, for then I do indeed admit that I am eloquent."

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Certain professors of education must be wrong when they say that they can put a knowledge into the soul which was not there before, like sight into blind eyes... Whereas, our argument shows that power and capacityof learning exists in the soul already.

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Freedom in a democracy is the glory of the state, and therefore, in a democracy only will the freeman of nature deign to dwell.

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How can you determine whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state.

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Poverty is not the absence of goods, but rather the overabundance of desire.
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What a strange scene you describe and what strange prisoners. They are just like us.
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