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.
Quote by Plato
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The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
If we want to talk about freedom, we must mean freedom for others as well as ourselves, and we must mean freedom for everyone inside our frontiers as well as outside.
It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
I do not think that marriage is one of my talents. I've been much happier unmarried than married.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
If Warren Buffett made his money from ordinary income rather than capital gains, his tax rate would be a lot higher than his secretary's. In fact a very small percentage of people in this country pay a big chunk of the taxes.