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
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
Justice is having and doing what is one's own
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to...
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and...
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is...
Love is a grave mental disease.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say...
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty and there is...
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat...
Even the gods love jokes.
The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to...
Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
Your silence gives consent.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery...