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[964d] States which exist today?

Clinias
Not at all, I should say.

Athenian
Well then, must we do what we now propose, or what? Must we contrive how our wardens shall have a more accurate grasp of virtue, both in word and deed, than the majority of men? For otherwise, how shall our State resemble a wise man's head and senses, on the ground that it possesses within itself a similar kind of wardenship?

Clinias
What is this resemblance we speak of and wherein does it consist?

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