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(470?BC-399?BC) born on
Jan 05
Greek philosopher. He viewed philosophy as a necessary pursuit of all intelligent men; Teacher of Plato.
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
Pay attention to the young, and make them just as good as possible.
How many things I can do without!
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: quoted in Plato, 'Euthyphro'
N: In "Lives of the Eminent Philosophers," by Diogenes Laertius.
K: Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus, sct. 262.

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