Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Quote by Plato
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Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
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.
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
I am the woman I grew to be partly in spite of my mother, and partly because of the extraordinary love of her best friends, and my own best friends' mothers, and from surrogates, many of whom were not women at all but gay men. I have loved them my entire life, even after their passing.
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.