To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
To get power over is to defile. To possess is to defile.
Things are still in early stages, but one can imagine that as we build up and systematize our theories of these associations, and try to boil them down to their core, the result might point us toward the sort of fundamental principles I advocate.
We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part.
If people are prepared to eat locally and seasonally, then they probably do pretty well in terms of environmental impact.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It is right that we be concerned with the scientific probity of metaphysics.
The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared.