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What do you understand by the following quote? “Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself” -Plato

Topic:  Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.

6.  What do you understand by the following quote?

“Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself” -Plato

 (150 words)

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin by explain the quote in brief.

Body:

Plato was an Athenian philosopher and have many quotes on wide range of topics.

Plato says that act of thinking can be a perfect substitute to talking to your soul. It’s about “me time” when you are having your own company and these can be very important to oneself.

This state can be called as meditation or self-talk which is the best and a must thing to do in today’s life. This can lead to constructive ideas, solving of ethical dilemmas and give oneself a sense of tranquil and confidence.

Conclusion:

Mention its relevance in talking to yourself out of todays rushed and distracted life.