A man left gold another took it left a noose, So the first hanged himself having but life to lose
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
Nobody untrained in geometry may enter my house
No human thing is of serious importance
When there is an income tax, the just will pay more and the unjust less
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Justice is having and doing what is one's own
Light is the shadow of God.
Let nobody speak mischief of anybody.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
Philosophy is an elegant thing, if anyone modestly meddles with it but if they are conversant with it more than is becoming, it corrupts them.
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.
All learning has an emotional base.
Even the gods love jokes.
Man is a two-legged animal without feathers.
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
The gods' service is tolerable, man's intolerable.
I would fain grow old learning many things.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.
As the builders say, the larger stones do not lie well without the lesser.
Your silence gives consent.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.