Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Quote by Plato
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No...
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it...
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and...
Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our...
Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other...
Philosophy is the highest music.
Knowledge is true opinion.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole,...
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look...
I would fain grow old learning many things.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people...
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be...
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...