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"No human thing is of serious importance." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (6 votes)
"There are three arts which are concerned with all things: one which uses, another which makes, and a third which imitates them." Art 5.0 avg (4 votes)
"A tyrant is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader." War & Peace 5.0 avg (13 votes)
"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil." Truth & Lies 4.9 avg (8 votes)
"Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." Science 4.9 avg (7 votes)
"Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something." Talking 4.8 avg (37 votes)
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (85 votes)
"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men." Good & Evil, Politics 4.8 avg (23 votes)
"Death is not the worst than can happen to men." Life & Death 4.8 avg (10 votes)
"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life." Education 4.8 avg (9 votes)
"The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways - I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows." Life & Death 4.8 avg (8 votes)
"You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters." Youth 4.6 avg (11 votes)
"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." Talking 4.6 avg (19 votes)
"Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it." Justice 4.6 avg (8 votes)
"If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things." Work 4.6 avg (13 votes)
"Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil." Laws, Morality 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men." Good & Evil 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"The greatest wealth is to live content with little." Money 4.5 avg (10 votes)
"No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death." Good & Evil 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil." Education, Good & Evil 4.4 avg (15 votes)

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