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and holding office, each for the public good, not as though they were performing an honorable, but rather a necessary service; and thus, after constant labors in training others like themselves to be their successors as guardians of the State, they will pass from this life to dwell in the Islands of the Blest. And the State will dedicate to them public monuments and sacrifices, honoring them, if the Delphic oracle approve, as divine beings, or at any rate as blessed and godlike men."
" In wondrous beauty, Socrates, you have, like a sculptor,(27) wrought the statues of our rulers."
" Include our ruling women also, Glaucon. For do not suppose that what I said was meant to apply to men rather than to such women as show a natural aptitude for the situation."
" You are right," said he, " if, indeed, as we have shown (28) they are to have all things in common with the men."
" Well, my friends, do you admit that what we have said about the State and the constitution is not an idle aspiration, that it is difficult, no doubt, yet somehow possible, but only possible in the way that has been set forth, namely, when the true philosophers, whether one or more, shall be placed in command of the State, and shall despise the honors of the present day, counting them sordid and worthless, setting the highest value on right and the honors that are the reward of right, and regarding

27 Compare II, p70-73.
28 In V, p253-256

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