Best Plato quotes

Plato was a philosopher and mathematician, in Classical Greece, and an influential figure in western philosophy. He was Socrates student, and founded the first institution of higher learning in the Western world in Athens.

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.”

“Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those commoner natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand continue reading all Plato quotes

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Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing, there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn't make any sense. ~Rumi
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2 Responses to Best Plato quotes

  1. platosgroove says:

    Like me some plato. Thanks

  2. Reblogged this on Things That Never Made It Into Print … and commented:
    And now for some actual philosophy. How thinkers think: Plato

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