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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
Source: Symposium

Quote

Then donʼt conclude that what is not beautiful is ugly or what is not good is bad.
Plato - Symposium



Note  

Note



Diotima to Socrates




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Ne force donc ni ce qui n’est pas beau à être laid, ni non plus ce qui n’est pas bon à être mauvais.”
Platon - Le Banquet

German
Halte es also nicht für notwendig, daß das Nichtschöne häßlich und das Nichtgute schlecht und böse sein müsse.”
Platon - Symposion




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