Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private fortitude, the principle of not flying danger, but meeting it and temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately.
More Quotes from Plato:One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
The plight of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil man.
They see only their own shadows or the shadows of one another, which the fire throws on the opposite wall of the cave
If one has made a mistake, and fails to correct it, one has made a greater mistake.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
Medicine is an art, and attends to the nature and constitution of the patient, and has principles of action And reason in each case.
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