Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Quote by Plato
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Abstinence is the surety of temperance
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
Time on its back bears all things far away - Full many a challenge is...
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
I would fain grow old learning many things.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear...
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look...
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
Excellent things are rare.
No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him;...
Perfection is an imaginary state of quality distinguished from the actual by an element known...
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value