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Plato

    Степан Рославцевhas quoted2 years ago
    For that they are not ashamed

    За это им не стыдно

    Анастасия Бузуноваhas quotedlast year
    "Socrates is an evil-doer, and a curious person, who searches into things under the earth and in heaven, and he makes the worse appear the better cause; and he teaches the aforesaid doctrines to others." That is the nature of the accusation, and that is what you have seen yourselves in the comedy of Aristophanes; who has introduced a man whom he calls Socrates, going about and saying that he can walk in the air,
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    if any one at all is to have the privilege of lying, the rulers of the State should be the persons; and they, in their dealings either with enemies or with their own citizens, may be allowed to lie for the public good.
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    this is the reason why in youth good men often appear to be simple, and are easily practised upon by the dishonest, because they have no examples of what evil is in their own souls.
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    Are dogs divided into hes and shes, or do they both share equally in hunting and in keeping watch and in the other duties of dogs? or do we entrust to the males the entire and exclusive care of the flocks, while we leave the females at home, under the idea that the bearing and suckling their puppies is labour enough for them?

    No, he said, they share alike; the only difference between them is that the males are stronger and the females weaker.
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    there is no special faculty of administration in a state which a woman has because she is a woman, or which a man has by virtue of his sex, but the gifts of nature are alike diffused in both; all the pursuits of men are the pursuits of women also, but in all of them a woman is inferior to a man.
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    , he calls his knowledge wisdom, and makes of it a system or art, which he proceeds to teach, although he has no real notion of what he means by the principles or passions of which he is speaking, but calls this honourable and that dishonourable, or good or evil, or just or unjust
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    the State in which the rulers are most reluctant to govern is always the best and most quietly governed, and the State in which they are most eager, the worst.
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    grow richer and richer, and the more they think of making a fortune the less they think of virtue;
    ABD OUhas quoted2 years ago
    they grow richer and richer, and the more they think of making a fortune the less they think of virtue; for when riches and virtue are placed together in the scales of the balance, the one always rises as the other falls.
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