Mathematics is like checkers in being suitable for the young, not too difficult, amusing, and without peril to the state.
More Quotes from Plato:No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
He is a fool who cannot be angry but he is a wise man who will not.
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That some Forms of Government are preferable to others, cannot be doubted; yet neither our Saviour, nor his Apostles have decided where that Preference is due.
I must apologise because I know all writers have memories of being on the outer because it's the children on the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers.
I had a calling to become what I became - I was created to do this.
La Monte Young