Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
Quote by Plato
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Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
We do not learn and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
Texas women have an amazing sense of purpose when they lose it. They're the best girls in the world - they're loyal and fun, but when they get mad, they'll try to kill you.
What has made America amazing has been the fact that throughout our history, throughout the more than 200 years of our history, there have been men and women of courage who stood up and decided it was more important to look out for the future of their children and their grandchildren than their own political futures.
As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook's a free service. It's free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that.
The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste.
Facts matter. Science matters. Reason matters. Mitt Romney has shown an inability to respect any of the three. President Barack Obama not only respects them, he relies on them. He is an overwhelming and unquestioned choice to continue as president.
Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.