We do not learn and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
Quote by Plato
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Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
Science is nothing but perception.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds.
When you first have a baby your life doesn't change. I mean, you have a little less sleep and you drag these cuddly things around you and it's just amazing. But you still get to be you. Once they get to, like, five, six and school and it starts to get, like, 'Wow, they got real problems. They're my responsibility.' Oh my God. That is overwhelming.
Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
I did get a degree in special education.