Quotes by Plato

Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
– Plato

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
– Plato

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

When men speak ill of thee, live so that nobody will believe them.
– Plato

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
– Plato

The measure of a man is what he does with power.
– Plato

There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
– Plato

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.
– Plato

There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
– Plato

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future.
– Plato

Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
– Plato

An empty vessel makes the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest babblers.
– Plato

Necessity is the mother of invention.
– Plato

Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
– Plato

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

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
– Plato

Only the dead have seen the end of war.
– Plato

Truth should be highly valued.
– Plato

Character is simply habit long continued.
– Plato

The beginning is the most important part of the work.
– Plato


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