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Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.
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ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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