Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
Quote by Plato
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Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
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.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Chronic malnutrition, or the lack of proper nutrition over time directly contributes to three times as many child deaths as food scarcity. Yet surprisingly, you don't really hear about this hidden crisis through the morning news, Twitter or headlines of major newspapers.
Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
My mom is painfully sweet she's from Nebraska.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
I am confident that nobody... will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind.
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
Thanks to television, for the first time the young are seeing history made before it is censored by their elders.