[161d] “Yes, it does.” “But greatness and smallness are constituents of inequality.” “Yes.” “Then the one, such as we are discussing, possesses greatness and smallness?” “So it appears.” “Now surely greatness and smallness always keep apart from one another.” “Certainly.” “Then there is always something between them.” “There is.” “Can you think of anything between them except equality?” “No, only equality.” “Then anything which has greatness and smallness has also equality, which is between the two.” “That is clear.”
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