"If I can write the songs of the nations, I don't care who writes the laws."
(Ancient Greek Philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and with his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the faundations of Western philosophy and science. Plato's sophistication as a writer is evident in his SOCRATIC DIALOGUES. Plato's dialogues have been used to teach a range of subjects, including philosophy, logic, ethics, rhetoric, mathematics.)