Plato Quote

True opinions are a fine thing and do all sorts of good so long as they stay in their place; but they will not stay long. They run away from a man's mind, so they are not worth much until you tether them by working out the reason. Once they are tied down, they become knowledge, and are stable.


Protagoras and Meno (ed. 1956)

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True opinions are a fine thing and do all sorts of good so long as they stay in their place; but they will not stay long. They run away from a man's...

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True opinions are a fine thing and do all sorts of good so long as they stay in their place; but they will not stay long. They run away from a man's...

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True opinions are a fine thing and do all sorts of good so long as they stay in their place; but they will not stay long. They run away from a man's...

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True opinions are a fine thing and do all sorts of good so long as they stay in their place; but they will not stay long. They run away from a man's...