Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many.
Quote by Plato
I would fain grow old learning many things.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which...
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age,...
A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
Abstinence is the surety of temperance
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full...
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by...
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to...
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Philosophy is the highest music.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear...
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst...
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.