The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Quote by Plato
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by...
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every...
Some love one, some love two. I love one, and that is you.
Arguments derived from probabilities are idle
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is...
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
Necessity... the mother of invention.
Democracy passes into despotism.
Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing...
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
For just as poets love their own works, and fathers their own children, in the...
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which...
Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch....
The wise are doubtful.
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom...