Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Quote by Plato
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon...
I would fain grow old learning many things.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.
Pleasure is the bait of sin
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is...
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts...
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
Time carries off all things; wouldst thou exchange - Name, looks, nature, luck? Just give...
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to...
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by...
Conversion is not implanting eyes, for they exist already; but giving them a right direction,...
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to...
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
It is right to give every man his due.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.