Plato

c.427 - 347 BC

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.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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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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A Quote by Plato on age, conviction, faith, and youth

Not one of them who took up in his youth with this opinion that there are no gods ever continued until old age faithful to his conviction.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on evil, soul, and words

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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