Philosophy is the highest music.
Quote by Plato
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The good is the beautiful.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
Life must be lived as play.
Rumors sound of galleries asking artists for upsized art and more of it. I've heard of photographers asked to print larger to increase the wall power and salability of their work. Everything winds up set to maximum in order to feed the beast.
Art and works of art do not make an artist sense and enthusiasm and instinct do.
Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam.
I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I've done that sort of thing in my life, but I've always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don't know why. Because they're harder. They're much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you've completely failed.
A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.
I pray every night before I go to sleep and every morning when I wake up.
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.