Incredible Quotes From Plato.

Plato ; 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

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.

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

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.

When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure.

To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.

When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure.

To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.

Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.

Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.

We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.

We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.

It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in all sorts of ways.

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