This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
More Quotes from Plato:The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth.... He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one ... Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful No indeed.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
The seen is the changing, the unseen is the unchanging.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Any city however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich. These are at war with one another.
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