Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
Quote by Plato
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There are three classes of men lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
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.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
I would fain grow old learning many things.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
The more wit the less courage.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
I think music is the most phenomenal platform for intellectual thought.
You can't but know that if you can capture the emotions of the audience as well as their minds, the play will work better, because it's a narrative art form.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life define yourself.
One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.