The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Quote by Plato
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For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
There are three classes of men lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
I get along with guys most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
Survival requires us to leave our prejudices at home. It's about doing whatever it takes - and ultimately those with the biggest heart will win.
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
As it seems to me, the poetry of the highest rank or the most real verses isn't created anywhere, except dramatic situation, or when Melpomene wins a victory over Euterpe.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
Success needs no explanation. Failure does not have one that matters.
Unfortunately the global warming hysteria, as I see it, is driven by politics more than by science.