Plato Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
to-love-rightly-is-to-love-what-is-orderly-and-beautiful-in-an-educated-and-disciplined-way
love-is-a-serious-mental-disease
thinking-the-talking-of-the-soul-with-itself
wise-men-speak-because-they-have-something-to-say-fools-because-they-have-to-say-something
no-evil-can-happen-to-a-good-man-either-in-life-or-after-death
there-are-two-things-a-person-should-never-be-angry-at-what-they-can-help-and-what-they-cannot
courage-is-knowing-what-not-to-fear
if-a-man-neglects-education-he-walks-lame-to-the-end-of-his-life
music-is-the-movement-of-sound-to-reach-the-soul-for-the-education-of-its-virtue
a-good-decision-is-based-on-knowledge-and-not-on-numbers
the-greatest-wealth-is-to-live-content-with-little
better-a-little-which-is-well-done-than-a-great-deal-imperfectly
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
opinion-is-the-medium-between-knowledge-and-ignorance
human-behavior-flows-from-three-main-sources-desire-emotion-and-knowledge
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
let-parents-bequeath-to-their-children-not-riches-but-the-spirit-of-reverence
abstinence-is-the-surety-of-temperance
he-who-wishes-to-serve-his-country-must-have-not-only-the-power-to-think-but-the-will-to-act
she-that-fails-to-command-her-thoughts-will-soon-lose-command-of-her-actions
old-age-has-a-great-sense-of-calm-and-freedom
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
the-price-of-apathy-towards-public-affairs-is-to-be-ruled-by-evil-men
what-a-poor-appearance-the-tales-of-poets-make-when-stripped-of-the-colors-which-music-puts-upon-them-and-recited-in-simple-prose
arguments-derived-from-probabilities-are-idle
arguments-like-men-are-often-pretenders
astronomy-compels-the-soul-to-look-upwards-and-leads-us-from-this-world-to-another
atheism-is-a-disease-of-the-soul-before-it-becomes-an-error-of-the-understanding
some-love-one-some-love-two-i-love-one-and-that-is-you
the-madness-of-love-is-the-greatest-of-heavens-blessings
honesty-is-for-the-most-part-less-profitable-than-dishonesty
beauty-of-style-and-harmony-and-grace-and-good-rhythm-depend-on-simplicity
a-dog-has-the-soul-of-a-philosopher
the-passionate-are-like-men-standing-on-their-heads-they-see-all-things-the-wrong-way
those-who-seek-power-are-not-worthy-of-that-power
philosophy-is-an-elegant-thing-if-anyone-modestly-meddles-with-it-but-if-they-are-conversant-with-it-more-than-is-becoming-it-corrupts-them
for-let-me-tell-you-that-the-more-the-pleasures-of-the-body-fade-away-the-greater-to-me-is-the-pleasure-and-charm-of-conversation
pleasure-is-the-bait-of-sin
pleasure-is-the-greatest-incentive-to-evil
the-highest-form-of-pure-thought-is-in-mathematics
time-carries-off-all-things-wouldst-thou-exchange-name-looks-nature-luck-just-give-time-full-range
this-and-no-other-is-the-root-from-which-a-tyrant-springs-when-he-first-appears-he-is-a-protector
of-all-the-animals-the-boy-is-the-most-unmanageable
every-king-springs-from-a-race-of-slaves-and-every-slave-had-kings-among-his-ancestors
the-penalty-good-men-pay-for-indifference-to-public-affairs-is-to-be-ruled-by-evil-men
the-heaviest-penalty-for-declining-to-rule-is-to-be-ruled-by-someone-inferior-to-yourself
to-be-curious-about-that-which-is-not-ones-concern-while-still-in-ignorance-of-oneself-is-ridiculous
the-part-can-never-be-well-unless-the-whole-is-well
the-first-and-greatest-victory-is-to-conquer-yourself-to-be-conquered-by-yourself-is-of-all-things-most-shameful-and-vile
i-have-good-hope-that-there-is-something-after-death
wealth-and-poverty-the-one-is-the-parent-of-luxury-and-indolence-and-the-other-of-meanness-and-viciousness-and-both-of-discontent
democracy-which-is-a-charming-form-of-government-full-of-variety-and-disorder-and-dispensing-a-sort-of-equality-to-equals-and-unequals-alike
the-most-effective-kind-of-education-is-that-a-child-should-play-amongst-lovely-things
democracy-passes-into-despotism
the-first-and-the-best-victory-is-to-conquer-self
when-there-is-an-income-tax-the-just-man-will-pay-more-and-the-unjust-less-on-the-same-amount-of-income
you-can-discover-more-about-a-person-in-an-hour-of-play-than-in-a-year-of-conversation
books-are-immortal-sons-deifying-their-sires
lack-of-activity-destroys-the-good-condition-of-every-human-being-while-movement-and-methodical-physical-exercise-save-it-and-preserve-it
the-punishment-which-the-wise-suffer-who-refuse-to-take-part-in-government-is-to-live-under-the-government-of-worse-men
music-and-rhythm-find-their-way-into-the-secret-places-of-the-soul
the-first-and-best-victory-is-to-conquer-self-to-be-conquered-by-self-is-of-all-things-most-shameful-and-vile
the-wise-are-doubtful
the-wisest-have-the-most-authority
time-on-its-back-bears-all-things-far-away-full-many-a-challenge-is-wrought-by-many-a-day-shape-fortune-name-and-nature-all-decay
no-law-or-ordinance-is-mightier-than-understanding
necessity-who-is-the-mother-of-invention
the-graces-once-made-up-their-mind-a-shrine-inviolate-to-find-and-thus-they-found-and-that-with-ease-the-soul-of-aristophanes
the-beginning-is-most-important-part-work
be-kind-for-everyone-you-meet-is-fighting-harder-battle
when-mind-is-thinking-it-is-talking-to-itself
now-nothing-can-be-more-important-than-that-work-soldier-should-be-well-done-plato
if-you-think-your-childs-academic-studies-are-more-important-than-arts-think-again-plato
the-contemplation-beauty-causes-soul-to-grow-wings-plato
violent-pleasures-which-reach-soul-through-body-are-generally-this-sortthey-are-reliefs-pain-plato
the-prison-lust-is-just-that-one-which-soul-shuts-doors-upon-herself-for-each-act-indulgence-is-shooting-fresh-bolt-plato
much-more-wretched-than-lackof-health-inthe-body-it-is-to-dwell-with-soul-that-is-not-healthy-but-corrupt-plato
every-soul-pursues-good-does-whatever-it-does-for-its-sake-plato
music-gives-soul-to-universe-plato
no-attempt-should-be-made-to-cure-body-without-soul-plato
the-graces-sought-some-holy-groundwhose-sight-should-ever-pleaseand-in-their-search-soul-they-foundof-aristophanes-plato
of-all-things-which-man-has-next-to-gods-his-soul-is-most-divine-most-truly-his-own-plato
the-soul-is-like-pair-winged-horses-charioteer-joined-in-natural-union-plato
the-soul-takes-flight-to-world-that-is-invisible-but-there-arriving-she-is-sure-bliss-forever-dwells-in-paradise-plato
the-qualities-which-man-seeks-in-his-beloved-are-those-characteristics-his-own-soul-whether-he-knows-it-not-plato
geometry-draws-soul-towards-truth-plato
you-may-be-sure-dear-crito-that-inaccurate-language-is-not-only-in-itself-mistake-it-implants-evil-in-mens-souls-plato
the-soul-should-concentrate-itself-by-itself-plato