I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
Quote by Plato
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of...
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is...
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Man - a being in search of meaning.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than...
Moderation, which consists in an indifference about little things, and in a prudent and well-proportioned...
Kindness is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look...
She that fails to command her thoughts will soon lose command of her actions
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
The graces once made up their mind - A shrine inviolate to find: And thus...
Philosophy is the highest music.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first...
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...