Plato Quotes

192 Plato quotes:

"Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many."
"Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom."
"Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others."
"Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation."
"A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men."
"The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort."
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."
"Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue."
"Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence."
"Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history."
"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
"Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself."
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."
"Life must be lived as play."
"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet."
"Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods."
"We are twice armed if we fight with faith."
"There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot."
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."
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"Attention to health is life greatest hindrance."

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