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Top 5 quotes from Plato
"There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them."
"A tyrant is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader."
"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."
"Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another."
"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
Top 5 quotes from Miscellaneous
"Sex and creativity are often seen by dictators as subversive activities."
"Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity."
"Man has almost constant occasion for the help of his brethren, and it is in vain for him to expect it from their benevolence only."
"Every individual...generally, indeed, neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. By preferring the support of domestic to that of foreign industry he intends only his own security; and by directing that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention."
"My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint."