Plato was a Greek Philosopher and a student of Socrates, and later a teacher of Aristotle. Plato founded the Academy of Athens, which was the first institution of higher education in the Western Hemisphere.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
The people always have some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness. This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
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