The harder you work the luckier you get.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

The harder you work the luckier you get. Plato

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Habit is not unimportant.

Love is a serious mental illness.

To refer a subject to a negative class is unmeaning, unless the 'not' is a mere modification of the positive, as in the example of 'not honourable' and 'dishonourable'; or unless the class is characterized by the absence rather than the presence of a particular quality.

Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity – I mean the true simplicity of a rightly and nobly ordered mind and character, not that other simplicity which is only a euphemism for folly.

Isn't there still one other possibility ... , I said, our persuading you that you must let us go?

He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.

How could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed to move their heads?

The rhetorician need not know the truth about things; he has only to discover some way of persuading the ignorant that he has more knowledge than those who know.

Handwriting is the shackle of the mind.

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

If it is pure when it leaves the body and drags nothing bodily with it, as it had no willing association with the body in life, but avoided it and gathered itself together by itself and always practiced this, which is no other than practicing philosophy in the right way, in fact, training to die easily. Or is this not training for death?

It is only just that anything that grows up on its own should feel it has nothing to repay for an upbringing which it owes no one.

There is in every one of us, even those who seem to be most moderate, a type of desire that is terrible, wild, and lawless.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.