The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.
Quote by Plato
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of...
Love is a grave mental disease.
Knowledge is true opinion.
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full...
Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the...
For neither birth, nor wealth, nor honors, can awaken in the minds of men the...
The good is the beautiful.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman;...
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say...
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is...
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.
I would fain grow old learning many things.
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first...
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.