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Plato Quotes

Page 5 of 8
427 BC - 347 BC
Nationality: Greek
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: Greek Philosopher

Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.


The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.


Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.


It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.


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 rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.


Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.


The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.


One man cannot practice many arts with success.


This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.


Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.


We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.


You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.


The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.


No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.


Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.


Philosophy begins in wonder.


When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.


Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.


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