Plato Quotes


"At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet."
Plato


Topics: Greece or Greeks|Love|Poetry


"Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind."
Plato


Topics: Exercise|Greece or Greeks|Knowledge|Wisdom


"Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something."
Plato


Topics: Greece or Greeks|Wisdom


"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


Topics: Age|Life|Wisdom


"No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return."
Plato


Topics: Friendship|Love


"I shall assume that your silence gives consent."
Plato


Topics: Silence


"Necessity is the mother of invention. "
Plato


Topics: Inventions|Necessity


"Love is a serious mental disease. "
Plato


Topics: Love