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Biography - Plato:

Greek philosopher (Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -428 - Died: -348
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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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.
Plato




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Quotes about philosophy:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
René Descartes - Principles of Philosophy
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Plato also said...


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Then donʼt conclude that what is not beautiful is ugly or what is not good is bad.”
Plato - Symposium
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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.”
Plato
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Until kings are philosophers or philosophers are kings, cities will never cease from ill.”
Plato - Republic
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Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue.”
Plato - Apology of Socrates
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Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
Plato
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The good is the beautiful.”
Plato
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