68 INSPIRATIONAL PLATO QUOTES

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Plato (428/427 or 424/423 - 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. plato laid the foundations of western philosophy and science.

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A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.

Excellence is not a gift, but a skill that takes practice. We do not act rightly because we are excellent, in fact we achieve excellence by acting rightly.

Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.

Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.

The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.

The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.

Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.

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

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

Plato Quotes on education

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

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There are three classes of men: lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

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

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

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

Love is a serious mental disease.

Love is a serious mental disease.

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.

Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.

Life must be lived as play.

Life must be lived as play.

No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.

For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.

No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.

Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?

For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.

For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.

We do not learn, and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.

We do not learn, and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.

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

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

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.

He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.

He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.

One man cannot practice many arts with success.

There is no such thing as a lovers' oath.

The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.

Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.

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

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

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark, the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.

Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.

To be sure I must, and therefore I may assume that your silence gives consent.

To be sure I must, and therefore I may assume that your silence gives consent.

The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.

The excessive increase in anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

The excessive increase in anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

Necessity is the mother of invention.

There is no harm in repeating a good thing.

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Man - a being in search of meaning.

Man - a being in search of meaning.

There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.

Courage is a kind of salvation.

Courage is a kind of salvation.

I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident, they came by work.

The wisest have the most authority.

Knowledge is true opinion.

Science is nothing but perception.

It is right to give every man his due.

We are twice armed if we fight with faith.

The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless

Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.

Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.

The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.

This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.

No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.

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