Plato - Page 3

Let no one ignorant of geometry enter here.
– Plato

Geometry existed before creation.
– Plato

God ever geometries.
– Plato

The bees can abide no drones amongst them; but as soon as they begin to be idle, they kill them.
– Plato

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
– 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

Courage is knowing what not to fear.
– Plato

Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
– Plato

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

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

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

Old age: A great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold, you may have escaped, not from one master but from many.
– Plato

Even the gods love jokes.
– Plato

More will be accomplished, and better, and with more ease, if every man does what he is best fitted to do, And nothing else.
– Plato