Plato Quotes

Plato Quotes

Looking for famousĀ Plato quotes on love, education, politics, death and justice? Plato was a philosopher and the founder of the Academy in Athens. Here you can read the best quotes by Plato.

Best quotes by Plato

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

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

Love is a serious mental illness.

For a man to conquer himself is the first and neblest of all victories.

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

One man cannot practice many arts with success.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress. No matter how slow.

You only live once; if you live it right, once is enough.

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.

Don’t let anyone rent a space in your head, unless they’re a good tenant.

Character is simply habit long continued.

A good decision is based on knowing and not on numbers.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and knowledge.

Only the dead have seen the end of war.

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