Plato

c.427 - 347 BC

A Quote by Plato on discontent, indolence, luxury, parenthood, poverty, and wealth

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on expectation, men, women, and work

If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on soul and thinking

Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on progress

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

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on politics

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on music and philosophy

Philosophy is the highest music.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on leadership, order, people, tyranny, and war

A tyrant . . . is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on life and worth

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The life which is unexamined is not worth living.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on fighting and money

All wars are fought for the sake of getting money.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on body, fighting, love, lust, money, service, and war

Whence comes war and fighting, and factions? Whence but from the body and the lust of the body? Wars are occasioned by the love of money, and money has to be acquired for the same and service of the body.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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