There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
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Prefer diligence before idleness, unless you esteem rust above brightness.
All wars are fought for the sake of getting money.
Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be Perhaps we could hardly find a better than that which the experience of the past has already discovered, which consists, I believe, in gymnastic, for the body, and music for the mind.
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.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.
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