Plato Quotes

Grant that I may become beautiful in my soul within, and that all my external possessions may be in harmony with my inner self. May I consider the wise to be rich, and may I have such riches as only a person of self-restraint can bear or endure

Plato

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

Plato

Philosophy is the highest music

Plato

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

Plato

Abstinence is the surety of temperance.

Plato

No human thing is of serious importance

Plato

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.

Plato

Science is nothing but perception

Plato

When a man drinks wine at dinner, he begins to be better pleased with himself.

Plato

Wine fills the heart with courage.

Plato

Every unjust man is unjust against his will

Plato

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

Plato

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

Plato

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

Plato

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.

Plato

Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.

Plato

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