I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
Quote by Plato
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He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
Kindness is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up...
It is right to give every man his due.
Excellent things are rare.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than...
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look...
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed...
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a...
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him...
When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said...
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give...