Quotes by Plato

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Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
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Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated.
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Mankind will never see an end of trouble until... lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power... become lovers of wisdom.
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No one knows whether death is really the greatest blessing a man can have, but they fear it is the greatest curse, as if they knew well.
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Man - a being in search of meaning.
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Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
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