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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

Quote

Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue.
Plato - Apology of Socrates




Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
Ce n’est pas des richesses que vient la vertu, mais c’est de la vertu que viennent les richesses.”
Platon - Apologie de Socrate




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The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.”
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.”
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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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Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
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