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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There's a victory, and defeat the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Knowledge is true opinion.
Americans are cool if you show just a chink of vulnerability, they respond so much. They'll pat you on the arm and say, 'Hey kid, you're all right.' Brits will respond but they are much more cynical.
I've never had a very closely connected family. My parents split up when I was young and I was living with my mom for a little while, then I was kind of just on my own really young. It wasn't some kind of global tragedy, it was just never really a very close-knit family. So there was support in the sense that they didn't stand in my way.
Her beauty didn't do her any good and she couldn't use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.
I've always been - you know, my personality is motivating and encouraging. And so I'm just being who God made me to be.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes.
A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it's not that hope is going to save you.
Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.