Excellent things are rare.
Quote by Plato
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our...
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Life must be lived as play.
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of...
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the...
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that...
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a...
Courage is a kind of salvation.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
Necessity... the mother of invention.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Language is fossil poetry
Mystical explanations are thought to be deep; the truth is that they are not even...