Plato Quotes

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Plato

Remember how in that communion only, beholding beauty with the eye of the mind, he will be enabled to bring forth, not images of beauty, but reality (for he has hold not of an image but of a reality), and bringing forth and nourishing true virtue to become the friend of God and be immortal, if mortal man may.

Plato

Pleasure is the bait of sin.

Plato

Books are immortal sons deifying their sires.

Plato

Pleasure is the bait of sin

Plato

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

Plato

The first and the best victory is to conquer self.

Plato

The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.

Plato

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

Plato

The wisest have the most authority

Plato

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

Plato

Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.

Plato

Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.

Plato

Nothing is more unworthy of a wise man, or ought to trouble him more, than to have allowed more time for trifling, and useless things, than they deserved.

Plato

Kindness which is bestowed on the good is never lost.

Plato

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.

Plato

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