The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.
Quote by Plato
Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another
Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be?...
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men...
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
Philosophy begins in wonder.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but...
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age,...
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon...
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
Atheism is a disease of the soul, before it becomes an error of the understanding
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Your silence gives consent.
Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our...
The wise are doubtful.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up...
The wisest have the most authority.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is...