The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
Quote by Plato
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand,...
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much,...
Man - a being in search of meaning.
The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to...
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by...
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to...
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when...
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of...
Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch....
Civilization is just a slow process of learning to be kind
I must be cruel only to be kind