Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
The gods’ service is tolerable, man’s intolerable.
The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness. …This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
Love is a serious mental disease.
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
Cunning… is but the low mimic of wisdom.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
Philosophy begins in wonder.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
It is right to give every man his due.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
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