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"Because I have consistently done no wrong, and this, I think, is the finest preparation for a defense."
Chap. 1, p. 41

"Once, when Chaerephon made an inquiry about me in Delphi, Apollo replied—and there were many witnesses—that I was the most free, upright and prudent of all people."
Chap1, p. 44

"If anyone in his search for virtue has encountered a more helpful person than Socrates, then he deserves, in my opinion, to be called the most fortunate of all men."
Chap. 1, p. 49

"It seems to me that if one party, instead of persuading another, compels him to do something, whether by enactment or not, this is always violence rather than law."
Chap. 2, Book 1 p. 81

"Which would be the more effective way for me to take part in politics—by doing so alone, or by making it my business to see that as many persons as...

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