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the multitude ; only, for this uselessness warn him to blame, not the philosophers, but those who make no use of them. For it is against nature that the pilot should entreat the sailors to put themselves tinder his command, nor should the `sages resort to the doors of the rich'-the author of that witticism(6) was in the wrong-but the truth of the matter is, that when one is sick, whether he be rich or poor, he must go to the physicians' door; and in like manner whoever wants to be governed must attend upon him who is able to govern. The ruler who is really good for anything should not entreat his subjects to submit to his command. Indeed you will not be far wrong if you compare the politicians now at the head of affairs to the sailors of whom we were just speaking; and those whom they call useless star-gazing babblers, to the true pilots."
" Quite right," he replied.
" For these reasons and in these circumstances hardly will the noblest occupation be highly esteemed by those whose pursuits are directly opposed to it; but by far the greatest and most powerful arraignment of philosophy is due to those who profess to be her votaries, and who, as you say, make the accuser of philosophy declare that the greater number of those who wait upon her are utterly worthless, and the best of them are useless; and I agreed that you were right : is that true, or not?"
" It is true."

6. 'Most likely the reference is to Simonides, whose sayings are often controverted by Plato. See Book I, p10-12.

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