Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.