Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Quote by Plato
Greek Mythology Quotes
The wisest have the most authority
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear...
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst...
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be?...
Pleasure is the bait of sin
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...
Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other...
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to...
Arguments, like men are often pretenders
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
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...
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.