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  Quotes of Plato [27]


  1. Knowledge is true opinion.
  2. At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
  3. No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
  4. Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws
  5. The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions.
  6. Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
  7. You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.
  8. Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
  9. The beginning is the most important part of the work.
  10. You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
  11. Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
  12. No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
  13. They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
  14. False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
  15. The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
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