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(About Education, Heroism)

Come then, and let us pass a leisure hour in storytelling, and our story shall be the education of our heroes.

("The Republic")

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The wisest have the most authority.

The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.

Then we shan't regard anyone as a lover of knowledge or wisdom who is fussy about what he studies…

The soul takes nothing with her to the next world but her education and her culture. At the beginning of the journey to the next world, one's education and culture can either provide the greatest assistance, or else act as the greatest burden, to the person who has just died.

There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.

The beginning is the chiefest part of any work.

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