Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Favorite Plato Quotes

Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

Some of the favorite Plato quotes:

Plato says about nature of man - "Man was not made for himself alone".

Plato says about love - "Love is a serious mental disease."

Plato says about decision making - "A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers."

Plato says about health - "Attention to health is life greatest hindrance."

Plato says about death - "Death is not the worst that can happen to men."