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  • Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
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  • Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
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  • The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
    (Plato)

  • Love will make men dare to die for their beloved -love alone and women as well as men.
    (Plato)

  • You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
    (Plato)


  • Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
    (Plato)

  • Only the dead have seen the end of war.
    (Plato)

  • No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
    (Plato)

  • For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
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  • Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
    (Plato)

  • For let me tell you, that the more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me is the pleasure and charm of conversation
    (Plato)

  • Time on its back bears all things far away - Full many a challenge is wrought by many a day - Shape, fortune, name, and nature all decay
    (Plato)

  • Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
    (Plato)

  • Man - a being in search of meaning.
    (Plato)

  • Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.
    (Plato)


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