Plato

Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

March 25, 2014 Plato

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

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

March 23, 2013 Plato , ,