I had the honour to have much conversation with Brutus; and was told, "that his ancestor Junius, Socrates, Epaminondas, Cato the younger, Sir Thomas More, and himself were perpetually together:" a sextumvirate, to which all the ages of the world cannot add a seventh.
Wherein he agreed entirely with the sentiments of Socrates, as Plato delivers them; which I mention as the highest honour I can do that prince of philosophers.
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In his Dialogues, Plato quotes Socrates as saying, "The unexamined life is not worth living."
In another 2,400 ears, even Socrates, the most well-known genius of that century, might he forgotten.