Tag Archives: Republic

quotation: Democracy… is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike. Plato


Democracy… is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.

Plato (427 BC347 BC) Discuss

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quotation: At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. Plato


At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato (427 BC-347 BC) Discuss

World’s Oldest Republic Is Born (301)


World’s Oldest Republic Is Born (301)

San Marino, surrounded by Italy, is the world’s smallest republic and likely Europe’s oldest existing state. According to tradition, its founder, Marino—a Christian stonecutter from Dalmatia—took refuge on Mount Titano in the Apennines to escape religious persecution. By the mid-5th century, a community had formed. Its relatively inaccessible location has helped it to maintain its independence with only a few brief interruptions. Which US president was made an honorary citizen of San Marino? More… Discuss

Democracy passes into despotism. Plato (427 BC-347 BC) Discuss


Democracy passes into despotism.
Plato (427 BC-347 BC) Discuss

quotation: Plato


He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.

Plato (427 BC347 BC) Discuss