The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men
Quote by Plato
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age,...
I would fain grow old learning many things.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Even the gods love jokes
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We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first...
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of...
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if...
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to...
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery...
Even the gods love jokes.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make...
The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has...