We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and…
Quote by Plato
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his...
Man - a being in search of meaning.
The graces once made up their mind - A shrine inviolate to find: And thus...
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind,...
Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the...
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Democracy passes into despotism.
Necessity... the mother of invention.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery...
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Excellent things are rare.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical...
To wipe all tears from off all faces is a task too hard for mortals;...