A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
Quote by Plato
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of...
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than...
Moderation, which consists in an indifference about little things, and in a prudent and well-proportioned...
When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said...
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first...
Philosophy begins in wonder.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...