If a man be endowed with a generous mind, this is the best kind of nobility.
More Quotes from Plato:Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
If the study of all these sciences which we have enumerated, should ever bring us to their mutual association and relationship, and teach us the nature of the ties which bind them together, I believe that the diligent treatment of them will forward the objects which we have in view, and that the labor, which otherwise would be fruitless, will be well bestowed.
Whether these matters are to be regarded as sport, or as earnest, we must not forget that this pleasure is held to have been granted by nature to male and female when conjoined for the work of procreation the crime of male with male, or female with
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
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Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
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Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.