Plato; the great philosopher from the land of Greece was the founder of the Academy in Athens and widely regarded as the most vital figure in development of philosophy in western world. His teacher was the Socrates and his pupil was Aristotle – the trinity is considered to have laid the foundation to ancient Greek philosophy and sciences. Along with philosophy, Plato has also contributed immensely to a wide range of subjects like mathematics, religion, political philosophy, laws and history. Most of his work is said be have remained intact for over 2400 years enlightening and empowering numerous scholars and intellectuals worldwide. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy describes Plato as one of the most dazzling writers in the Western literary tradition. Given below are some of the most popular Plato quotes.