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Philosopher Quotes

I do know not how I may seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with
Plato...427-347 bc

"We become what we contemplate."
Plato

Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth.
Socrates

"The unexamined life is not worth living"
Socrates

Phaedrus

275D-276D
**reminder to some guy to type out this chunk of dialogue**
**wait, you've probably already typed it up and can email it too me, fantastic...**

The Republic -
book 2

extreme injustice is to be thought just when one is not.

Plato (Glaucon)

a man, simple and generous one who wishes not to seem good, but to be good (Aeschylus' provides one definition of the just man)
Plato

Symposium

"Socrates," he said, "I really could not contradict you; let it be as you say."

"Contradict the truth, you should say, beloved Agathon," he replied;
"you can't do that, but to contradict Socrates is easy enough."

 



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