What is the good of being ready with the tongue? They who encounter men with smartnesses of speech for the most part procure themselves hatred. I know not whether he be truly virtuous, but why should he show readiness of the tongue?
When words lose their meaning, people lose their freedom.
Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
If the people be led by laws, and uniformity sought to be given them by punishments, they will try to avoid the punishment, but have no sense of shame. 2. 'If they be led by virtue, and uniformity sought to be given them by the rules of propriety, they will have the sense of shame, and moreover will become good.
The one who teaches is the giver of eyes.
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.