Best Quotes of Plato

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. ~ Plato

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
~ Plato

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
~ Plato

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
~ Plato

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

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
~ Plato

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

Love is a serious mental disease.
~ Plato

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
~ Plato

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
~ Plato

All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
~ Plato

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
~ Plato

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
~ Plato

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
~ Plato

Democracy… is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
~ Plato

Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
~ 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.
~ Plato

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