Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
Quote by Plato
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery...
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
Democracy passes into despotism.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to...
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him...
A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till...
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Love is a serious mental disease.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
Philosophy is the highest music.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear...
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.