By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the…
Quote by Plato
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Arguments, like men are often pretenders
To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to...
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
The wise are doubtful.
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your...
He who is passionate and hasty, is generally honest; it is your cool dissembling hypocrite,...