Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Quote by Plato
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
The wisest have the most authority
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Even the gods love jokes.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with...
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is...
The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Democracy passes into despotism.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon...
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is...
The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to...
To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to...
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
The wise are doubtful.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is...
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of...