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
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Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
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Knowledge is true opinion.
Arguments derived from probabilities are idle
To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of...
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the...
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom.
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Kindness is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a...
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When I say 'I'll think about it,' what I really mean is: 'I'll forget about...