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Wise people talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

Wise people talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

by Plato Found in: Fools Quotes,
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Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early read more

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement; this will better enable you to find out the natural bent of the child.

by Plato Found in: Education Quotes,
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Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.

Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.

by Plato Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.

by Plato Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if he cannot, at least to read more

I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if he cannot, at least to take the best possible human doctrine and the hardest to disprove, and to ride on this like a raft over the waters of life

by Plato Found in: Doctrine Quotes, Duty Quotes,
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