Quotes by 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

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
– Plato

To be curious about that which is not one’s concern while still in ignorance of oneself is absurd.
– 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

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
– Plato

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

Advertisements

Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
– Plato

Pleasure is the bait of sin.
– Plato

12

Copyright © 2006-2017 - All rights reserved. Home | Blog | Contact Us | FAQ | Privacy Policy | Submit A Quote