No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
Quote by Plato
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous....
Justice is having and doing what is one's own
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The wisest have the most authority
The wise are doubtful.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
For just as poets love their own works, and fathers their own children, in the...
Even the gods love jokes
To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of...
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that...
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the...