When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Quote by Plato
Abstinence is the surety of temperance
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and...
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy...
Those who seek power are not worthy of that power.
Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in...
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is...
Moderation, which consists in an indifference about little things, and in a prudent and well-proportioned...
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Kindness is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back
Love is a serious mental disease.
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be...
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts...
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than...