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62 Famous Quotes by Plato
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Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.

Politics Quotes, by Plato

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Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Wisdom Quotes, by Plato

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The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.

Children Quotes, by Plato

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Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren 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.

Classroom Quotes, by Plato

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To appreciate the beauty of a snow flake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.

Knowledge Quotes, by Plato

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

Fools Quotes, by Plato

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The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics

Mathematics Quotes, by Plato

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The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men

Punishment Quotes, by Plato

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This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.

Tyranny Quotes, by Plato

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

Kindness Quotes, by Plato

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Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul

Music Quotes, by Plato

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Abstinence is the surety of temperance

Abstinence Quotes, by Plato

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Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another

Astronomy Quotes, by Plato

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The wisest have the most authority

Authority Quotes, by Plato

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The beginning is the most important part of the work.

Beginning Quotes, by Plato

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Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable

Boys Quotes, by Plato

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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.

Cleverness Quotes, by Plato

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

Discovery Quotes, by Plato

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I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if he cannot, at least to take the best possible human doctrine and the hardest to disprove, and to ride on this like a raft over the waters of life

Doctrine Quotes, by Plato

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I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if he cannot, at least to take the best possible human doctrine and the hardest to disprove, and to ride on this like a raft over the waters of life

Duty Quotes, by Plato

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The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life

Education Quotes, by Plato

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Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.

Excess Quotes, by Plato

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Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Fool Quotes, by Plato

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Homosexuality, is regarded as shameful by barbarians and by those who live under despotic governments just as philosophy is regarded as shameful by them, because it is apparently not in the interest of such rulers to have great ideas engendered in their subjects, or powerful friendships or passionate love-all of which homosexuality is particularly apt to produce."

Homosexuality Quotes, by Plato

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Even the gods love jokes

Jokes Quotes, by Plato

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