Plato

Plato

~427 - 348 BC
Greek Philosopher

Wisdom of the Ancient Sages

Plato

Famous Quotes

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"How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?"

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"Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another."

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"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it."

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

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

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"Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly."

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"Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all;
too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal."

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"Death is not the worst that can happen to men."

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"Attention to health is life greatest hindrance."

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"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."

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"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet."

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"As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser."

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

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"All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue."

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"A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand,
but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men."

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