Top 10 Quotes by Plato

Plato

And when one of them meets the other half, the actual half of himself, whether he be a lover of youth or a lover of another sort, the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy and one will not be out of the other's sight, as I may say, even for a moment...

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

Only the dead will know the end of the war.

Plato
The only real ill-doing is the deprivation of knowledge.
Plato

Remember how in that communion only, beholding beauty with the eye of the mind, he will be enabled to bring forth, not images of beauty, but realities (for he has hold not of an image but of a reality), and bringing forth and nourishing true virtue to become the friend of God and be immortal, if mortal man may.

Plato
There is no harm in repeating a good thing. Plat
Plato

You can remember, a single deluge only, but there were many previous ones.

Plato
Music gives a soul to the universe.
Plato

Because, unlike courage and wisdom, which made our state brave and wise by being present in a particular part of it, discipline operates by being diffused throughout the whole of it. It produces a concord between its strongest and weakest and middle elements, whether you define them by the standard of good sense, or of strength, or of numbers or money or the like. And so we are quite justified in regarding discipline as this sort of natural harmony and agreement between higher and lower about which of them is to rule in state and individual.

Plato
When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure.