Top 10 Quotes From Apology by Plato



"Never mind the manner, which may or may not be good; but think only of the truth." , Plato.

"Nine soldiers out of ten are born fools" , Plato.

"I found that the men most in repute were all but the most foolish; and that others less esteemed were really wiser and better." , Plato.

"Not by wisdom do poets write poetry, but by a sort of genius and inspiration; they are like diviners or soothsayers who also say many fine things, but do not understand the meaning of them." , Plato.

"I will never fear or avoid a possible good rather than a certain evil." , Plato.

"For the fear of death is indeed the pretence of wisdom, and not real wisdom, being a pretence of knowing the unknown and no one knows whether death, which men in their fear apprehend to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good." , Plato.

"Not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but first and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul." , Plato.

"I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private." , Plato.

"In the hour of death men are gifted with prophetic power." , Plato.

"O judges, be of good cheer about death, and know of a certainty, that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death." , Plato.


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