Can any man be courageous who has the fear of death in him?
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Your silence gives consent.
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
There’s a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
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