Democracy passes into despotism.
Quote by Plato
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come...
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Knowledge is true opinion.
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts...
Love is a serious mental disease.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Even the gods love jokes.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which...
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
For let me tell you, that the more the pleasures of the body fade away,...
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous....
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.