Plato Quotes

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

The wisest have the most authority

Plato

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

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

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Plato

Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.

Plato

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

Plato

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.

Plato

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.

Plato

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

Plato

When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty and there is nothing to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.

Plato

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.

Plato

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