Zitat des Tages von Plato:
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.
The wisest have the most authority.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
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.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine.
The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
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.
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.