Plato Quote: “To prefer evil to good is…”

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.

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Name: Plato
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek
Born: 427 BC
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