One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Quote by Plato
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
The graces once made up their mind - A shrine inviolate to find: And thus...
I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if...
A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are...
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by...
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
For neither birth, nor wealth, nor honors, can awaken in the minds of men the...
The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is...
Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every...
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be...
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand,...
The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to...
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.