Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
More Quotes from Plato:There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
Let nobody speak mischief of anybody.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many.
God is truth and light his shadow.
Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.
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