Plato (427-347BC) [Platon] Greek philosopher

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The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice. - Plato


The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. - Plato


Friends have all things in common. - Plato


Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them. - Plato


Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death? - Plato


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


Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded. - Plato


Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil. - Plato


Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several, he will fail to achieve distinction in any. - Plato


The life which is unexamined is not worth living. - Plato


By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name. - Plato