This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
Quote by Plato
Knowledge is true opinion.
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his...
Knowledge is the food of the soul.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust...
Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our...
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
The wise are doubtful.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical...
She that fails to command her thoughts will soon lose command of her actions
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Even the gods love jokes
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman;...
Necessity... the mother of invention.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into...