The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
Quote by Plato
Love is a serious mental disease.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up...
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
For neither birth, nor wealth, nor honors, can awaken in the minds of men the...
Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that...
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust...
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come...
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole,...
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
Science is nothing but perception.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the...
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found...
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.