The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Quote by Plato
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say...
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Philosophy is the highest music.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is...
The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone...
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not...
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery...
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is...
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...