For neither birth, nor wealth, nor honors, can awaken in the minds of men the principles which should guide those who from their youth aspire to an honorable and excellent life, as Love awakens them
Quote by Plato
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Philosophy is the highest music.
I would fain grow old learning many things.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is...
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Some love one, some love two. I love one, and that is you.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Your silence gives consent.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into...
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which...
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous....
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...