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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
by Plato

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

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Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato PHOTO

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

 

Life must be lived as play.
- Plato

There is no such thing as a lovers' oath.
- Plato

Silence gives consent.
- Plato

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They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
- Plato

We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
- Plato

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
- Plato

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise,
the amazement of the Gods.
- Plato

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

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

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

Love is a grave mental disease.
- Plato

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
- Plato

The beginning is the most important part of the work.
- Plato

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible
only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
- Plato

Music and rhythm find their way
into the secret places of the soul.
- Plato

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
- Plato

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.
- Plato

It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events
compels the soul to look upwards,
and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
- Plato

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

Knowledge is true opinion.
- Plato

All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman;
and however we deceive ourselves,
as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
- Plato

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

Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher,
and philosophy begins in wonder.
- Plato

Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
- Plato

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

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

Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil,
may not be the greatest good.
- Plato

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

Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
- Plato

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals,
seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
- Plato

Democracy passes into despotism.
- Plato

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

For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
- Plato

I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
- Plato

Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling
with other men's concerns.
- Plato

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
- Plato

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

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

He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much,
but with less power.
- Plato

Courage is a kind of salvation.
- Plato

Love is a serious mental disease.
- Plato

There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories,
the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains
or sustains at the hands not of another,
but of himself.
- Plato

He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
- Plato

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

Cunning...
is but the low mimic of wisdom.
- Plato

For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
- Plato

We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that
the fictions which children first hear should be adapted
in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
- Plato

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature;
and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils,
no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
- Plato

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

Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change
in the opposite direction,
whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals,
or in governments.
- Plato

If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
- Plato

When there is an income tax, the just man will pay
more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
- Plato

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

Courage is knowing what not to fear.
- Plato

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
- Plato

Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents,
happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in all sorts of ways.
- Plato

Philosophy begins in wonder.
- Plato

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

Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
- Plato

Man - a being in search of meaning.
- Plato

The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
- Plato

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

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself;
to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
- Plato

No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
- Plato

He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
- Plato

The wisest have the most authority.
- Plato

A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind;
no one is self-sufficing,
but all of us have many wants.
- Plato


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