A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
Quote by Plato
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to...
Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other...
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to...
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical...
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
The wise are doubtful.
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the...
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of...
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than...
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is...