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The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.

 
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Plato
Plato
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  • Nationality: Greek
  • Profession: Philosopher

Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. He is widely considered the pivotal figure in the development of Western philosophy. Unlike nearly all of his philosophical contemporaries, Plato's entire work is believed to have survived intact for over 2,400 years.

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