Love is a serious mental disease.
Life must be lived as play.
Philosophy is the highest music.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Your silence gives consent.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war.
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
He was a wise man who invented beer.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.