Listen to episode 805 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Most Inspirational Wisdom of Plato. Edited and adapted from the works of Plato.
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Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: “We are like people looking for something they have in their hands all the time; we're looking in all directions except at the thing we want, which is probably why we haven't found it.” - Plato
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welcome to the inspirational living podcast. Today's reading was edited and adapted from the greek philosopher, plato,.
Every heart sings a song in complete until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song
at the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet wise people speak because they have something. This
whose because they have to say is something we can easily
you, forgive her child, who is afraid of the dark, real
City of life is when men and women are afraid of the light.
no matter how hard you fight the darkness. Every lie casts a shadow and look closer. You get to the light darker than shadow becomes the prize good people pay, for it
difference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil. Politicians do not
a child to learn by for sore harshness, but direct them to educate,
sure by would amuse is their minds. So do you
may better be able to discover with accuracy, lupul culiacan
of their own genius. Human,
behavior flows from three main sources desire, emotion and knowledge.
Kind for everyone you need is fighting a harder battle
Rage is knowing. Why not the fear, good actions give strength to ourselves
an inspire good actions in others.
a library of wisdom, is more precious than are well known,
things that are desirable cannot be compared. Doing. Whoever, therefore, clean
to be zeller, sober truth of happiness
of wisdom or knowledge must
become a lover of books
according to the timer lovers,
a guy at all, but is
rather rose spirit.
Mediate between people when the objects of their desire, love
lose neither wise nor a beautiful uneasy.
the desire for wisdom, and there are two things open
seen, should never be angrier what they can help em what they cannot be. The sole takes, nothing with a view to the next world body, its education,
in its culture at the beginning of the journey to the next world. Ones: education in
culture can either provide the greatest assistance or else act as the great is burning to the person who has just die.
To be afraid of death is only another form of thinking that one is wise when one is not, it is
The thing that one knows won't one does not know. No more knows with regard to death,
whether it is not really the greatest blessing makin happen to you. People dream
it as though they were certain it is of the greatest evil their cities. Certain is not the worst lacking happen to you. The object of education is to teach us to love. What is beautiful,
ah, here always borne among a hundred a wise one,
is found among a thousand but truly accomplished person.
might not be found, even among our hundreds,
soon, women and men. Those who were
bull to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture and society will
Ruby understood level
Believe by the masses is characterised
simply have a long. Continued love is simply the name.
Or the desire in pursuit of wholeness excellence is not a gift motors skill that takes practice
We do not act rightly because we are excellent.
Rather, we will achieve excellence by acting rightly.
People are like soil,
they can either nourish you and help you grow. As a person really concern, you were
grow within make. You will die.
Music is a moral law; it gives us
to the universe. We,
to the mind, fly to the imagination charm to say.
This gaiety in life to everything. It is the essence of order,
and leads to all. That is good in just stand beautiful. I would those teach children, music, physics and philosophy.
Most importantly, music for them
in zim, music and all the arts early keys to,
Worthwhile learning to conquer oneself is the best and noblest victor
however, to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.
Evil is the vulgar lover who loves body rather than the sole such
lover is not stable because he loves a thing which is in itself a stable
Therefore, when the bloom of youth which it was desiring is over, it takes wing in
Lies away in spain,
of all its words and promises, whereas
of a noble disposition and character is lifelong free, beak
one with the everlasting,
eating is the geometry of the soul, poets
other, great and wise things which they do not themselves understand. Nothing beautiful occurs without a struggle.
Time is low. Moving image of the eternity no
well can ever make a bad person at peace with themselves in practice, people
study, philosophy to long become
very odd birds, not to say thoroughly vicious
while even those who are the best of them, are reduced by philosophy. To complete uselessness, says members of society.
All I really know with the extent,
my own ignorance, Lou person,
Who finds than in the course of their life
I've done a lot of wrong, often wakes up at night in terror like
child with a nightmare, and their life is full of foreboding, but the person who is conscious of but few harmful actions is filled with
cheerfulness and with a comfortable de lip periods book we've to there
children, now monetary riches, but this period a reverie.
We are like people looking for something they have in their hands all the time.
Looking in all directions, except that the thing we want, which is
Probably why we haven't found in order,
to succeed in life, god, provided us with two means: education in physical activity,
separately, one for the soul and the other for the body. But for like two together with these means, we can attain perfection.
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