» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Plato :: View Quote View Quote "Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." - Copy to Clipboard -- Plato Listed in: Science Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.86 Rate Quote 7 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Plato "No human thing is of serious importance." "There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them." "A tyrant is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader." "False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil." "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something." Top 5 quotes from Science "Nothing before had ever made me thoroughly realise, though I had read various scientific books, that science consists in grouping facts so that general laws or conclusions may be drawn from them." "Science is not about building a body of known 'facts'. It is a method for asking awkward questions and subjecting them to a reality-check, thus avoiding the human tendency to believe whatever makes us feel good." "Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it." "All theoretical chemistry is really physics; and all theoretical chemists know it." "If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"