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Plato Quotes

Greek Philosopher

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

Category: Health

We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.

Category: Heaven

Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.

Category: Honesty

Man is a being in search of meaning.

Category: Humankind

Man is a two-legged animal without feathers.

Category: Humankind

Even the gods love jokes.

Category: Humor

I have good hope that there is something after death.

Category: Immortality

Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.

Category: Knowledge

All learning has an emotional base.

Category: Learning

Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.

Category: Learning

To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege.

Category: Lies And Lying

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

Category: Love

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

Category: Love

Love is a serious mental disease.

Category: Love

They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.

Category: Medicine