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‌آنچه كه سبب شود كه نيستي صورت هستي به خود گيرد آفرينش و خلاقيت است. از اين رو، همه هنر ها آفريدن است و استادان و هنر مندان، همه خلاق و آفرينش گرند


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He was a wise man who invented God.
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When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of in...
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People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt yo...
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All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
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Life must be lived as play.
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Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
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The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at hom...
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The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of ...
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Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of ...
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There is no such thing as a lovers' oath.
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Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
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Courage is a kind of salvation.
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And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
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The good is the beautiful.
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The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we ...
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At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
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Education and admonition commence in the first years of childhood, and last to the very end of life.
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Man is a being in search of meaning.
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One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by ...
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Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
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If the study of all these sciences which we have enumerated, should ever bring us to their mutual as...
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Thinking: The talking of the soul with itself.
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He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an o...
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Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental l...
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He was a wise man who invented beer.
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The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction
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What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which music puts upon the...
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I thought to myself: I am wiser than this man; neither of us probably knows anything that is really ...
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no man will survive who genuinely opposes you or any other crowd and prevents the occurrence of many...
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A house that has a library in it has a soul.
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There is truth in wine and children
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The man who finds that in the course of his life he has done a lot of wrong often wakes up at night ...
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Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a so...
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The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . ...
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Serious things cannot be understood without laughable things, or opposites at all without opposites
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Time carries off all things; wouldst thou exchange - Name, looks, nature, luck? Just give time full ...
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The plight of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil man
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The popular notion is that there were financial considerations as to why he did what he did, and I'm...
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Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
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You learn more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
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No one will convince me.
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O dear Pan and all the other gods of this place, grant that I may be beautiful inside. Let all my ex...
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A poet, you see, is a light thing, and winged and holy, and cannot compose before he gets inspiratio...
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It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
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Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.
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I find it pretty tiresome personally, and I feel sorry that my friends should think they're being ve...
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It is as expedient that a wicked man be punished as that a sick man be cured by a physician; for all...
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By the golden chain Homer meant nothing else than the sun.
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Arguments, like men are often pretenders
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Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes...
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One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by you...
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The true creator is necessity, who is the mother of our invention
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Now actions vary according to the manner of their performance. Take, for example, that which we are ...
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Love is born into every human being; it calls back the halves of our original nature together; it tr...
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According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head wi...
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... as a breath of wind or some echo rebounds from smooth, hard surfaces and returns to the source f...
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A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
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Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
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Wonder [said Socrates] is very much the affection of a philosopher; for there is no other beginning...
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To be sure I must; and therefore I may assume that your silence gives consent.
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Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery ...
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There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
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We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should ...
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There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
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Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
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Only the dead have seen the end of war.
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I have good hope that there is something after death.
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Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every reality by a simpl...
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This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
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Homosexuality, is regarded as shameful by barbarians and by those who live under despotic government...
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Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber...
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To appreciate the beauty of a snow flake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
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Even the gods love jokes
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Man is a prisoner who has no right to open the door of his prison and run away ... A man should wait...
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If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
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Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
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Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
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I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
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False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
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Friends have all things in common.
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No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
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Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
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The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
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The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things ...
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One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by yo...
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Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
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Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
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There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
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Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and ...
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The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
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The measure of a man is what he does with power.
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A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us ...
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One man cannot practice many arts with success.
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To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and wo...
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Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
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