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Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds ...
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my so ...
Every pleasure or pain has a sort of rivet with which it fastens the soul to the body and pins it down and makes it corporeal, acc ...
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not kno ...
So I soon made up my mind about the poets too: I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled them to write their poetry, but a kin ...
If I tell you that I would be disobeying the god and on that account it is impossible for me to keep quiet, you won't be persuaded ...
There are a great many of these accusers, and they have been accusing me now for a great many years, and what is more, they approa ...
Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks tha ...
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wi ...
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