The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.
Quote by Plato
Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that...
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
Courage is a kind of salvation.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which...
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full...
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon...
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust...
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the...
Necessity... the mother of invention.