To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
Quote by Plato
Philosophy begins in wonder.
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Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear...
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Books are immortal sons deifying their sires
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A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
Life must be lived as play.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
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Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
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To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.