Plato Quotes

If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.

No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

A wise man speaks because he has something to say; a fool because he has to say something.

Reality is created by the mind, we can change our reality by changing our mind.

Be kind. Every person you meet
is fighting a difficult battle.

The right question is usually more important than the right answer.

Someday, in the distant future, our grand-children’ s grand-children will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge.

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

Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.

The first and the best victory is to conquer self.

Don’t force your children into your ways, for they were created for a time different from your own.

Better to complete a small task well, than to do much imperfectly.

He who does not desire power is fit to hold it.

Complacent ignorance is the most lethal sickness of the soul

Mankind will never see an end of trouble until lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power become lovers of wisdom

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

To begin is the most important part of any quest and by far the most courageous.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood let alone believed by the masses.

No man should be angry with what is true.

Where love reigns, there’s no need for laws.

The worst form of injustice is pretended justice.

A true artist is someone who gives birth to a new reality.

Music has the capacity to touch the innermost reaches of the soul and music gives flight to the imagination.

Happiness springs from doing good and helping others.