Since Plato imparted his philosophy through the words of Socrates, we cannot be sure whether his words in the Dialogues were actually spoken by him. It is therefore difficult to distinguish between the theories of Socrates and the philosophy of Plato. This same problem also happened to many other historical figures who left no autographs. Jesus is a prime example. MOTOCROSS AND EXCAVATOR everything will kill you so choose something fun poster. We cannot be sure that the historical Jesus did indeed say the words Mathew and Luke ascribed to him. Similarly, what Socrates in history said was indeed always obscured in mystery.