I have this tattooed on my left side! I love the saying and it's a perfect description of Karma, don't judge/discriminate and don't do to someone what you wouldn't want done to you.
Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)
Contributed by: Ginelle
Plato described ordinary life as unthinking, lived in a dim cave of shadowy reflections, but said that it is possible to leave the cave and see things in sunlit clarity as they actually are.
Source: Tales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography
Contributed by: mattmoes
Plato said most of us live in a dimly lit cave amid shadowy derivative reflections, but that it is possible to exit the cave and see what-is in clear light.
Reply to Plato: I seen horses I seen cows I haint never yet seen horsiness nor that there bovinity neither.
Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)
Source: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto): Notes from a Secret Journal, Pages: 10
Contributed by: Tsuya
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.
Alfred North Whitehead
Source: Process and Reality, page: 63
Contributed by: Creative Philosopher
Love, A grave mental illness
Contributed by: Asteaband
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Contributed by: Amanda
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