Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Quote by Plato
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another
The heaviest penalty for deciding to engage in politics is to be ruled by someone...
This I know - that I know nothing.
Pleasure is the bait of sin
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of...
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the...
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear...
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in...
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
Love is a grave mental disease.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust...
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.