Plato Quotes

There is an ancient saying, which is a true one—"To fight against two opponents is a difficult thing."
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 919 B....
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 (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 626 E....
Of all animals the boy is the most unmanageable, inasmuch as he has the fountain of reason in him not yet regulated.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 808 D....
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 728 A....
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 679 B....
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 881 A....
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 754 C....
Much sleep is not required by nature, either for our souls or bodies, or for the actions in which they are concerned.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 808 B....
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 762 E....
As the proverb says, "a good beginning is half the business" and "to have begun well" is praised by all.
Plato (c. 427-347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Protagoras, 753 E....