Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
Quote by Plato
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Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
There are three classes of men lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
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.
Why should 20-year-olds only be considered sexy? I think we get better with age.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll be a great actress.
To live well is to work well, to show a good activity.
The future of Indo-Pak cricket will depend on how the peace process goes.
It's an amazing feeling to go into a studio and really be alone.
The age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline... because you need to be alone to find out anything.
On the political front, of course it's a zero-sum game. If it's all white males holding positions, you bring 10 women in, then it's, 'Women are coming!' Get 10 blacks and it's, 'Blacks are coming!' 'Hispanics are coming!' Zero-sum game. The seatmates might change but the chairs don't move. In the economy, the number of chairs can actually increase.
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
Women being pitted each other another in Hollywood is an old tactic, but it's not real at all.