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Quotation by Socrates
Our purpose in founding the city was not to make any one class in it surpassingly happy, but to make the city as a whole as happy as possible.
Socrates (469–399 B.C.), Athenian philosopher. The Republic, Plato, bk. IV, l.420b, trans. by A.D. Lindsay, E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc. (1957).
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