One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Philosophy is the highest music.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Source: Mark and Barbara Hall Collection.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
You cannot conceive the many without the one.
When the mind is thinking, it is talking to itself.
The wisest have the most authority.
. . . Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded. . . .
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable, inasmuch as he has the fountain of reason in him not yet regulated.
Arguments derived from probabilities are idle.
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