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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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Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Plato




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Quotes for: truth

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Quotes for: poetry

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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
Novalis
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Love is the poetry of the senses.”
Honore de Balzac
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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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