Science is nothing but perception.
Quote by Plato
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Love is a serious mental disease.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
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.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Anyone who's lost someone to cancer will say this, that you have to struggle to try to remember the person before the diagnosis happened, because they really do change - as anyone would change.
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
The finest clothing made is a person's own skin, but, of course, society demands something more than this.
Much can and must be done by governments, but they cannot of themselves change lives.
In art as in love, instinct is enough.
My mom grew up in poverty in Oklahoma - like Dust Bowl, nine people in one room kind of place - and the way she got out of poverty was through education. My dad grew up without a dad, with very little and he also made his way out through education.
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.