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  • 71.
    He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 762 E....
  • 72.
    Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 819 A....

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  • 73.
    As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 902 E....
  • 74.
    The beginning is the chiefest part of any work.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Republic, 377 A....

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  • 75.
    The fear of death is indeed the pretence of wisdom, and not real wisdom, being the appearance of knowing the unknown.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Apology, 29 A....

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  • 76.
    Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Gorgias, 846 D....
  • 77.
    What I say is that "just" or "right" means nothing but what is in the interest of the stronger party.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Thrasymachus, in The Republic, bk. 1, sct. 338 (trans. by F.M. Cornford).
  • 78.
    Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Gorgias, 498 E....
  • 79.
    I would fain grow old learning many things.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Laches, 189 A....
  • 80.
    When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure.
    Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Laws, 862 A....
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