Plato Quotes


192 Plato quotes:



"Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others."
"This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are."
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"He whom love touches not walks in darkness"
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"They see only their own shadows or the shadows of one another, which the fire throws on the opposite wall of the cave"
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"Man is a two-legged animal without feathers."
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"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
"How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?"
"Philosophy is the highest music."
"He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden."
"To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way."
"Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind."
"Science is nothing but perception."
"Wealth is well known to be a great comforter."
"Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences."
"There is no harm in repeating a good thing."
"To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils."
"Necessity... the mother of invention."
"No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return."
"The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men."
"Your silence gives consent."



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