We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
Quote by Plato
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust...
Arguments, like men are often pretenders
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into...
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
Man - a being in search of meaning.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a...
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Atheism is a disease of the soul, before it becomes an error of the understanding
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical...
Life must be lived as play.
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not...
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look...
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is...