Phaedrus Quotes

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Socrates: "Either I know Phaedrus, or I no longer know myself." 228 p. 8

Socrates: " To inquire first into extraneous matter, I take to be absurd." 230 p. 10

Socrates: "I am a lover of learning; the countryside and the trees will not instruct me." p. 11

Socrates: "That love is a desire is clear to all; again, that non-lovers too desire the beautiful, we know." p. 19

Socrates: "Accordingly, in what concerns the mind, a man in love is no wise a helpful guide and comrade." p. 20

Socrates: "If Love be, as indeed he is, a god or a thing divine, he can be nothing evil." p. 25

Socrates: "But in reality the greatest blessings come to us through madness, for there is madness that is given from on high." p. 26

"Now as for justice, temperance, and whatever else is precious unto souls, no gleam of them appears in their semblances here below; with...

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