Plato

c.427 - 347 BC

A Quote by Plato on injustice and mankind

Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on justice

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Justice is having and doing what is one's own.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on eternity and knowledge

The knowledge of which geometry aims is the knowledge of the eternal.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

Source: Republic, VII, 52.

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A Quote by Plato on laws and understanding

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

Source: Laws

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A Quote by Plato on life and worth

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The life which is not examined is not worth living.

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A Quote by Plato on men

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The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on love and poets

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At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on democracy, disorder, equality, government, and variety

Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

Source: The Republic. Book VIII. 558

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A Quote by Plato on education

Let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to find out the natural bent.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on education and life

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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