Philosophy is the highest music.
Quote by Plato
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
Even the gods love jokes
The wise are doubtful.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole,...
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery...
The wisest have the most authority
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat...
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is...
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
Arguments, like men are often pretenders
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is...
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear...
The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Necessity... the mother of invention.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.