This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Quote by Plato
The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone...
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical...
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
Your silence gives consent.
Even the gods love jokes
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say...
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be...
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with...
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the...
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Arguments derived from probabilities are idle
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first...
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.