Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Philosophy begins in wonder.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
The wisest have the most authority.