Pleasure is the bait of sin.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
The author's Socrates admonishes paramount awareness human limitations. If we do good to those we evaluate as good and evil to those we evaluate at the evil, and we are wrong, we have been made the world less just.
True opinions are a fine thing and do all sorts of good so long as they stay in their place; but they will not stay long. They run away from a man's mind, so they are not worth much until you tether them by working out the reason. Once they are tied down, they become knowledge, and are stable.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Fire, air, earth, and water are bodies and therefore solids, and solids are contained in planes, and plane rectilinear figures are made up of triangles.
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
You learn more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways - I to die and you to live. Which is better God only knows.
The wise man will want to be ever with him who is better than himself.
There is no such thing as a lover's oath.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.