Friday April 8th 2011

Thought for the Day

“Only the dead
have seen the end of war.”

~ Plato
(428 bc – 347 bc)


PlatoBorn: 428/427 BC Athens
Died: 348/347 BC (age approx 80) Athens

A Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

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