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Plato Quotes

Greek Philosopher

A well begun is half ended.

Category: Action

Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many.

Category: Age And Aging

He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.

Category: Age And Aging

Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.

Category: Ancestry

He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.

Category: Anger

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.

Category: Astronomy

There are few people so stubborn in their atheism who when danger is pressing in will not acknowledge the divine power.

Category: Atheism

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depends on simplicity.

Category: Beauty

When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.

Category: Character

Any city however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich. These are at war with one another.

Category: Cities And City Life

I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.

Category: Conflict

The first and the best victory is to conquer self.

Category: Control

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

Category: Crime And Criminals

Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.

Category: Death And Dying

Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?

Category: Death And Dying