Plato – Quotes For Essay

Only the dead have seen the end of war.

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.

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

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

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

Your silence gives consent.

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.

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

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

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

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

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

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

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

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.

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

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.

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

Love is a serious mental disease.

He was a wise man who invented God.

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

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

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

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