The best Quotes by Plato

The best Quotes by Plato

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
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By playing for one hour, you can get to know someone better, than by talking for a year.
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Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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Only the dead have seen the end of war.
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Nature is a letter written by God for humanity.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
He is a wise man who invented beer.

Quotes about Plato

If I were again beginning my studies, I would follow the advice of Plato and start with mathematics.
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Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.

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Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.
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It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
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If love ruled on Earth, all laws were expendable.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; seperated from law and justice he is the worst.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
Be as you wish to seem.
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Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
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The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
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Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
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It's like you're homesick for a place that doesn't even exist.
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.
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Emotions are most dangerous when silenced.
Not everything has to make sense. It's totally fine when it's fun.
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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
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Oh, great warrior? Wars not make one great.
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There's no death for those who don't fear it.
'I don't think...'
'Then you shouldn't talk', said the Hatter.
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No son, you don't want to drink beer. That's for daddies, and kids with fake IDs.
Homer Simpson in The Simpsons - Season 8 Episode 10
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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Cady: "Yeah, I like math."
Damian: "Eww. Why?"
Cady: "Because it's the same in every country."
Cady Heron in Mean Girls
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
Philosophy is basically thinking about thinking. Which sounds like a waste of time, because it is.
Philomena Cunk in Cunk On Earth - Episode 1
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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