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Quote of Plato - Music is the movement of sound...


Biography - Plato:

Greek philosopher (Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -428 - Died: -348
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.




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Quotes for: music


Quotes

Quotes about music:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





Without music, life would be a mistake.





Music before all else.





Architecture in general is frozen music.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





If music be the food of love, play on.











Quotes for: soul


Quotes

Quotes about soul:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.





For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.





Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!






They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.











Quotes for: education


Quotes

Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.





Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.





Education is another sun to those who are educated.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.











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Plato also said...


Then donʼt conclude that what is not beautiful is ugly or what is not good is bad.





Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Plato - 





We must observe that in each one of us there are two ruling and leading principles, which we follow whithersoever they lead; one is the innate desire for pleasures, the other an acquired opinion which strives for the best. These two sometimes agree within us and are sometimes in strife; and sometimes one, and sometimes the other has the greater power.





Now do you think one can acquire any appreciable knowledge of the nature of the soul without knowing the nature of the whole?





Until kings are philosophers or philosophers are kings, cities will never cease from ill.





Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue.












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