Country Greece
Born Tuesday, 30 November -0001
Quotes 148
A greek philosphers whose writting covered subjects like physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. He was student of a Plato and was teacher of Alexander.
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To the query, ''What is a friend?'' his reply was ''A single soul dwelling in two bodies.'' Uncategorized
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth. Uncategorized
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness. Uncategorized
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Uncategorized
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference. Uncategorized
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost. Uncategorized
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live. Uncategorized
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal. Uncategorized
The law is reason, free from passion. Uncategorized
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. Uncategorized
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. Uncategorized
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit. Uncategorized
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. Uncategorized
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. Uncategorized
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one. Uncategorized
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. Uncategorized
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. Uncategorized
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. Uncategorized
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind. Uncategorized
Change in all things is sweet. Uncategorized