Favorite Plato Quotes

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet
And many more.

  1. Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
  2. The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
  3. Your silence gives consent.
  4. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
  5. Never discourage anyone… who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
  6. Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
  7. At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
  11. Ignorance, the root and stem of every evil.
  12. There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
  13. Courage is knowing what not to fear.
  14. A house that has a library in it has a soul.
  15. Necessity is the mother of invention.

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