What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colors which music puts upon them, and recited in simple prose
Quote by Plato
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and...
Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every...
Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a...
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is...
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy...
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men...
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
It is right to give every man his due.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first...
Love is a serious mental disease.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.