Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.
Quote by Plato
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Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good.
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
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.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
We do not learn and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.
War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter.
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today. Go another mile!
I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
One of the darkest, deepest shames so many of us mothers feel nowadays is our fear that we are Bad Mothers, that we are failing our children and falling far short of our own ideals.