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Love is a serious mental disease
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"Love is a serious mental disease"

- Plato

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This quote is attributed to Plato as well as is found in his job, "Phaedrus." In this dialogue, Socrates is going over the nature of love with Phaedrus and ends that love is a type of chaos or mental illness. Socrates argues that those who remain in love are not in control of their feelings and often act crazily, making bad decisions and also engaging in risky actions. He contrasts love to a disease that takes over the mind and also clouds one's judgment. Nevertheless, it is essential to note that Plato additionally presents an extra positive sight of love in his works, suggesting that it can lead to spiritual growth as well as the search of appeal and also fact.

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Plato This quote is written / told by Plato between 427 BC and 347 BC. He was a famous Philosopher from Greece. The author also have 111 other quotes.

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