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 :: 427-347 BC, Greek Philosopher

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When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
~ Plato - [Psychology]

 

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Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every reality by a simple process of reason, independent of all sensuous information -- never flinching, until by an act of the pure intelligence he has grasped the real nature of good -- he arrives at the very end of the intellectual world.
~ Plato - [Reason]

 

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The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
~ Plato - [Revolutions and Revolutionaries]

 

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Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
~ Plato - [Rhetoric]

 

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For just as poets love their own works, and fathers their own children, in the same way those who have created a fortune value their money, not merely for its uses, like other persons, but because it is their own production. This makes them moreover disagreeable companions, because they will praise nothing but riches.
~ Plato - [Riches]

 

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No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
~ Plato - [School]

 

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I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
~ Plato - [Science and Scientists]

 

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If the study of all these sciences which we have enumerated, should ever bring us to their mutual association and relationship, and teach us the nature of the ties which bind them together, I believe that the diligent treatment of them will forward the objects which we have in view, and that the labor, which otherwise would be fruitless, will be well bestowed.
~ Plato - [Science and Scientists]

 

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Science is nothing but perception.
~ Plato - [Science and Scientists]

 

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Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
~ Plato - [Knowledge]

 

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All learning has an emotional base.
~ Plato - [Learning]

 

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Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
~ Plato - [Learning]

 

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To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege.
~ Plato - [Lies and Lying]

 

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At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
~ Plato - [Love]

 

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Love is a serious mental disease.
~ Plato - [Love]

 

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Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
~ Plato - [Love]

 

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They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
~ Plato - [Medicine]

 

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There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
~ Plato - [Men]

 

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For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
~ Plato - [Music]

 

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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
~ Plato - [Music]

 

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