Born: 204
Died: 270

Plotinus was an ancient Greek philosopher. He is best known for being one of the first neoplatonists. His philosophy has been highly influential in various philosophical traditions.

Plotinus Quote - Beauty is seen in the many...

Beauty is established in multitude when the many is reduced into one.
Plotinus (An Essay on the Beautiful)


Plotinus Quote - What then, must be the condition

What, then, must be the condition of that being, who beholds the beautiful itself?
Plotinus (An Essay on the Beautiful)


Plotinus Quote - The soul in its nature loves God...

The soul in its nature loves God and longs to be at one with Him in the noble love of a daughter for a noble father; but coming to human birth and lured by the courtships of this sphere, she takes up with another love, a mortal, leaves her father and falls.
Plotinus


Plotinus Quote - I am striving to give back the divine in...

I am striving to give back the Divine in myself to the Divine in the All.
Plotinus (Supposedly his last words, 270)

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"And I say to any man or woman, Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."
Walt Whitman 
in Leaves of Grass (1855)

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