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Quote of Plato - Philosophy is the highest music....


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

Philosophy is the highest music.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La philosophie est la musique suprême.

German
Philosophie ist die höchste Musik.




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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.




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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.
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Then donʼt conclude that what is not beautiful is ugly or what is not good is bad.
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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
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We must observe that in each one of us there are two ruling and leading principles, which we follow whithersoever they lead; one is the innate desire for pleasures, the other an acquired opinion which strives for the best. These two sometimes agree within us and are sometimes in strife; and sometimes one, and sometimes the other has the greater power.
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Now do you think one can acquire any appreciable knowledge of the nature of the soul without knowing the nature of the whole?
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Until kings are philosophers or philosophers are kings, cities will never cease from ill.
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Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue.
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