Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
More Quotes from Plato:To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state and no one else may meddle with this privilege.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
Love will make men dare to die for their beloved -love alone and women as well as men.
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
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One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.
This big part flies off on the floor. The other part goes like this and lands in my foot! Standing up! It's standing in my foot! Right in the side of my foot. The flute glass. I think I'm like in one of my own pictures.