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    When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
    — Plato
    tags: men  live  believe 
     
    He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
    — Plato
    tags: nature  youth  age 
     
    Courage is knowing what not to fear.
    — Plato
    tags: fear  knowing  courage 
     
    No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
    — Plato
    tags: death  evil  men 
     
    Necessity... the mother of invention.
    — Plato
    tags: mother 
     
    We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
    — Plato
    tags: fight  faith 
     
    You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
    — Plato
    tags: people  year 
     
    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
    tags: children  men  tragedy  child  real  afraid 
     
    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
    A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
    — Plato
    tags: decision 
     
    Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
    — Plato
    tags: death  evil  fear  people 
     
    The beginning is the most important part of the work.
    — Plato
    tags: work 
     
    He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
    — Plato
    I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
    — Plato
    tags: work  worth 
     
    They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
    — 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
    tags: men  hero  wise 
     
    Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
    — Plato
    tags: justice  wisdom 
     
    Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
    — Plato
    tags: evil  ignorance 
     
    Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
    — Plato
    tags: truth  poetry 
     
    Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
    — Plato
    tags: health  attention 
     
    There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
    — Plato
    tags: people  help 
     
    The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
    — Plato
    tags: action 
     
    Man - a being in search of meaning.
    — Plato
    tags: men  meaning 
     
    At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
    — Plato
    tags: poet 
     
    To be sure I must; and therefore I may assume that your silence gives consent.
    — Plato
    tags: silence 
     
    Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
    — Plato
    Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
    — Plato
    tags: death  men 
     
    Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
    — Plato
    tags: honesty 
     
    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
    tags: world  soul 
     
    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
    tags: men  victory 
     
    Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
    — Plato
    tags: alone  wisdom 
     
    Do not expect justice where might is right.
    — Plato
    tags: justice  right 
     
    The worst form of injustice is pretended justice.
    — Plato
    tags: justice 
     
    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
    tags: men  victory 
     
    If a man be endowed with a generous mind, this is the best kind of nobility.
    — Plato
    tags: men  mind 
     
    Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
    — Plato
    tags: lies  slavery  liberty 
     
    No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.
    — Plato
    tags: truth 
     
    Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
    — Plato
    tags: action  age  virtue 
     
    One man cannot practice many arts with success.
    — Plato
    tags: men  success 
     
    Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
    — Plato
    tags: wisdom 
     
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    plato
    Birth    : 428 BC
    Death  : 348 BC
    Occupation  : Philosopher

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