Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Since the land is the parent, let the citizens take care of her more carefully than children do their mother.
The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
The wisest have the most authority.
Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder.
Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
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.
The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
Man - a being in search of meaning.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.