A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Quote by Plato
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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
You feel sometimes when you hear analysts and knowledgeable people talking about Iran that they fear so much about the survival of the regime, because deep down it's not a legitimate regime, it doesn't represent the will of the people, it's kind of morphed into kind of a military theocracy.
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
We are special because we've been united not by a common race or ethnicity. We're bound together by common values. That family is the most important institution in society. That almighty God is the source of all we have.
I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.
When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.