Friday, April 15, 2011

"Only the Dead have truly seen the end of War." -Plato


Today's quote is a rather famous one that you may have heard, but in light of a conversation I had yesterday I felt it relevant.  There will never be an end to war, there will never be world peace.  There will always be someone in control who wants more land, money, power, or to be holier in the eyes of his God or Gods. 

56 comments:

  1. Hadn't heard this one before, but I suppose it's true.

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  2. First time I've read this quote but sadly it rings very true. No matter what new discoveries or inventions the world comes up with people will still be killing each other.

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  3. That is actually a pretty cool quote and by the way Plato had a wicked beard!

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  4. I knew this quote from Rome: Total War. Damn that game was awesome. Had sweet quotes at every loading screen too. I think I'm gonna play some R:TW ;D

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  5. This is prob your best post yet lol good job!

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  6. Plato was a philosophical legend, no doubt.
    Please check out my blog too! :P

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  7. Unfortunately that is very true

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  8. I love quotes like this one, I even have a few andorid applications so I can read quotes when I'm bored :)

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  9. Sweet quote man. Keep up the good posts!

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  10. That's how humans are and we can't do nothing about it =(

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  11. Great and true quote, maybe even more truthful in his time.

    +followed!

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  12. Its sad how in our modern day we have no one who matches up to people like Plato

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  13. Makes sense, I enjoy philosophy ^^ Nice one.

    /follow

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  14. Do we even know if the dead have seen the end of war?

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  15. Can't have peace without war, good without bad, lasagna without brussel sprouts, etc.

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  16. I love this quote.

    @trelin eww brussel sprouts in lasagna?

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  17. awesome quote
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  18. one of my top fav. quotes. and sadly its all too true :(

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  19. this is an interesting quote, more please!

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  20. No one could have said it better.

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  21. War cannot be avoided; it can only be postponed to the other's advantage.

    -Niccolo Machiavelli

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  22. The sad truth of human nature...

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  23. a Grimm reminder of what humans are doing and why i hold no hope for us

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  24. I can't remember where I heard this.

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  25. Thats when we see we're actually animals with some skills. In the animal kingdom, things such as territory and "wars" are a bit normal. But for us, people who can "think", we should know there are always better ways.

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  26. When thinking about it, it does make sense :)

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  27. nice quote =D both deep and true!

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  28. War is man's ego manifested in its cruelest for.

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  29. really inspiring quote. eye opening

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  30. following for sure i like the layout and the several of the post's

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  31. great quote. I wonder what have they seen beside the end of wars

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  32. Yeah ive heard of it, its a pretty good one.

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  33. Awesome quote and very cool post.

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  34. Great quote. I was thinking about getting a copy of Plato's Symposium this morning. Coincidence? lol

    Keep 'em coming :)

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  35. George Santayana's quote. "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". Same guy.

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