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Plato Quotes

Page 4 of 8
427 BC - 347 BC
Nationality: Greek
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: Greek Philosopher

Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.


Courage is a kind of salvation.


Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.


All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.


Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.


He was a wise man who invented beer.


The greatest wealth is to live content with little.


There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.


No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.


We are twice armed if we fight with faith.


Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.


Knowledge is true opinion.


Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.


There is no harm in repeating a good thing.


The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.


Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.


No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.


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?


We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.


The good is the beautiful.


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