When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Quote by Plato
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Excellent things are rare.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a...
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men...
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with...
The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to...
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our...
The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.
Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have...