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I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

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Plato’s Apology

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Socrates

ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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أنا أحكم رجل على قيد الحياة ، لأني أعرف شيء واحد ، وهذا هو أنني لا أعرف شيئا. (اعتذار أفلاطون)

Je suis l'homme le plus sage qui soit, car je sais une chose, c'est que je ne sais rien. (excuses de plato)

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