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The gods’ service is tolerable, man’s intolerable.
If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
It is right to give every man his due.
Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.
Necessity… the mother of invention.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
There’s a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the…
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world…
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The good is the beautiful.
The wisest have the most authority.
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
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