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'The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.'


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'Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.'


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'Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.'


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'It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.'


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'When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.'


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'Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.'


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'I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.'


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'When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.'


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'Wise kings generally have wise counselors and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.'

 

 

 

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