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The Republic


Top 10 Best Quotes

“The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.”

“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.”

“If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.”

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.”

“The object of education is to teach us to love what is beautiful.”

“Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.”

“Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the State always change with them.”

“There is in every one of us, even those who seem to be most moderate, a type of desire that is terrible, wild, and lawless.”

“χαλεπὰ τὰ καλά Nothing beautiful without struggle.”

“Have you ever sensed that our soul is immortal and never dies?”

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