Plato

c.427 - 347 BC

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 conversation and play

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

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on men

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

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato

You cannot conceive the many without the one.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on mind and thinking

When the mind is thinking, it is talking to itself.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on authority

The wisest have the most authority.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on belief, certainty, clarity, simplicity, and writing

. . . Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded. . . .

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on animals and reason

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable, inasmuch as he has the fountain of reason in him not yet regulated.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on idleness

Arguments derived from probabilities are idle.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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