The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Quote by Plato
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Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
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Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
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Philosophy is the highest music.
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Don't play the saxophone. Let it play you.
Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved...