Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Quote by Plato
Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be?...
Time carries off all things; wouldst thou exchange - Name, looks, nature, luck? Just give...
Your silence gives consent.
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till...
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the...
The wisest have the most authority.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of...
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom.
In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I...
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange...
A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he's finished...