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.
– Plato

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

Truth should be highly valued.
– Plato

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

Character is simply habit long continued.
– Plato

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

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

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
– Plato

He was a wise man who invented God.
– Plato

Great is the issue at stake, greater than appears, whether a man is to be good or bad. And what will any one be profited if, under the influence of money or power, he neglect justice and virtue?
– Plato

Let each one of us leave every other kind of knowledge and seek and follow one thing only, if peradventure he may be able to learn and find some one who will make him able to learn and discern between good and evil, and so to choose always and everywhere the better life as he has opportunity.
– Plato

To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it.
– Plato

The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.
– Plato

He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
– Plato

Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
– Plato

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