No one knows whether death is really the greatest blessing a man can have, but they fear it is the greatest curse, as if they knew well.
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Source Notes: The Apology, in Great Dialogues of Plato, trans. W. H. D. Rouse and ed. Eric H. Warmington and Philip G. Rouse (1956).
Plato (ca. May 21? 427 BC ca. 347 BC) was an immensely influential classical Greek philosopher, student of Socrates, teacher of Aristotle, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens.
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