Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Quote by Plato
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Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
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.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work.
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
Don't be another cliche, the world already has your idol, now be your own idol, be you.
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change.
My music appeals in America. There is less of the purist criticism I get here. And to be a hit in the U.S... what singer doesn't have that dream?
Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
Cynicism and naivety lie cheek by jowl in the American imagination if the United States is one of the most venal nations on Earth, it is also one of the most earnestly idealistic.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Marriage equality changed life for people.