Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Quote by Plato
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The good is the beautiful.
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
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 blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
I definitely love women. They are more attractive to the naked eye.
Television of course actually started in Britain in 1936, and it was a monopoly, and there was only one broadcaster and it operated on a license which is not the same as a government grant.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
In time of war the laws are silent.
We know the threats - from global terrorist networks to the spread of deadly weapons. Yet we also know that embedded in this time of danger is the promise of a new day, if we have the courage and commitment to work together.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
I love home cooking, and I'm not a great one for fast food.