The penalty good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men
Quote by Plato
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
The passionate are like men standing on their heads; they see all things the wrong...
The wisest have the most authority
For just as poets love their own works, and fathers their own children, in the...
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be...
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not...
He was a wise man who invented beer.
Love is a grave mental disease.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
When a Benefit is wrongly conferred, the author of the Benefit may often be said...
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to...
Even the gods love jokes.
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is...
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.