Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
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.
Whence comes war and fighting, and factions? Whence but from the body and the lust of the body? Wars are occasioned by the love of money, and money has to be acquired for the same and service of the body.
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.
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