A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are desirable cannot be compared to it. Whoever therefore claims to be zealous of truth, of happiness, of wisdom or knowledge, must become a lover of…
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The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to...
Courage is a kind of salvation.
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat...
The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
The wisest have the most authority
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is...
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
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Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which...
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy...
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but...
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it
Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so...