Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
Quote by Plato
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when...
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to...
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to...
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat...
The graces once made up their mind - A shrine inviolate to find: And thus...
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.
The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him...
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age,...
Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in...
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is...
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
Law is born from despair of human nature.
It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it...