A dog has the soul of a philosopher.
A house that has a library in it has a soul.
Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Education is teaching our children to desire the right things.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
Ignorance, the root and stem of every evil.
In vino veritas. / In wine, truth.
Man is a being in search of meaning.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven’s blessings.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
There is truth in wine and children.
Those who tell the stories rule society.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
Writing is the geometry of the soul.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.