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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

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.




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One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.
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Whatever great advantages nature may give, it is not she alone, but fortune also that makes the hero.
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Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
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Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.
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When great men permit themselves to be cast down by the continuance of misfortune, they show us that they were only sustained by ambition, and not by their mind; so that PLUS a great vanity, heroes are made like other men.
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The countenance of bravery has a share in the victory.
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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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