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[The educated differ from the uneducated] as much as the living from the dead.Aristotle
Source: Attributed to ARISTOTLE.Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, trans. R. D. Hicks, vol. 1, book 5, section 19, p. 463 .He also credits Aristotle with saying: Teachers who educated children deserved more honour than parents who merely gave them birth; for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life .Diogenes Laertius, a third century A.D. Greek writer, was a literary compiler rather than a philosopher. Considered the most significant secondary source of information covering the history of philosophy, his book is the only work of its kind that has come down to us substantially intact. A special feature of it is the citation of original excerpts.Michael Grant, Greek and Latin Authors, pp. 13132 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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