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.
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Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be Perhaps we could hardly find a better than that which the experience of the past has already discovered, which consists, I believe, in gymnastic, for the body, and music for the mind.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
Truth is its own reward.
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
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