and the ignorant?” “It may be.” “But
the one who knows is wise?” “I'll say so.”
“And the wise is good?” “I'll say
so.” “Then he who is good and wise will not wish to
overreach his like but his unlike and opposite.” “It
seems so,” he said. “But the bad man and the ignoramus
will overreach both like and unlike?” “So it
appears.” “And does not our unjust man, Thrasymachus,
overreach both unlike and like? Did you not say that?”
“I did,” he replied.
Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vols. 5 & 6 translated by Paul Shorey. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1969.
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