In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
More Quotes from Plato:He who not being inspired and having no touch of madness in his soul comes to the door and thinkshe will get into the temple by the help of art - he, I say, and his poetry are not admitted.
When there is an income tax, the just will pay more and the unjust less
The people always have some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness. This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs when he first appears he is a protector.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Let nobody speak mischief of anybody.
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