The knowledge of which geometry aims is the knowledge of the eternal.
Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)
Source: Republic, VII, 52.
Contributed by: Zaady
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.
The life which is not examined is not worth living.
The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
Source: The Republic. Book VIII. 558
Let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to find out the natural bent.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
Not one of them who took up in his youth with this opinion that there are no gods ever continued until old age faithful to his conviction.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
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