Quotes by Plato

  • No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.


    Memory, Study

  • 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.


    Music

  • Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.


    Youth

  • One of the penalties for refusing to participating politics, is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.


    Politics

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


    Politics

  • Too much freedom seems to change into nothing but too much slavery.


    Freedom

  • A good decision is based on knowledge, not numbers.


    Decision

  • Wise men talk when they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.


    Conversations