We are twice armed if we fight with faith... view

By: Plato

This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs.. view

By: Plato

To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed... view

By: Plato

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature.. view

By: Plato

To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way... view

By: Plato

Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others... view

By: Plato

Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man... view

By: Plato

This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are... view

By: Plato

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction... view

By: Plato

To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils... view

By: Plato

Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good... view

By: Plato

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy... view

By: Plato

The greatest wealth is to live content with little... view

By: Plato

The good is the beautiful... view

By: Plato

The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable... view

By: Plato

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself... view

By: Plato

The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine... view

By: Plato

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

By: Plato

Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do... view

By: Plato

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.. view

By: Plato

The wisest have the most authority... view

By: Plato

The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless... view

By: Plato

The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles... view

By: Plato

The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not... view

By: Plato

The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant... view

By: Plato

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom... view

By: Plato

The measure of a man is what he does with power... view

By: Plato

The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery... view

By: Plato

The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so... view

By: Plato

There is no harm in repeating a good thing... view

By: Plato

The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad.. view

By: Plato

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

By: Plato

Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child... view

By: Plato

Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality... view

By: Plato

There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot... view

By: Plato

There is no such thing as a lovers' oath... view

By: Plato

There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good... view

By: Plato

There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands... view

By: Plato

There's a victory, and defeat.. view

By: Plato

They certainly give very strange names to diseases... view

By: Plato

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

By: Plato

The beginning is the most important part of the work... view

By: Plato