I prefer nothing, unless it is true.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Greek

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According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.

For, let me tell you that the more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me are the pleasure and charm of conversation.

There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.

We are twice armed if we fight with faith.

Eros is far from being delicate and beautiful, as most people think; on the contrary it is crude and harsh, it walks barefooted, it is homeless, it always sleeps on the floor, on a hard surface, it sleeps outside at night, beside doors and pathways. . . it is always in a state of need.

Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.

Would he not say with Homer,. Better to be the poor servant of a poor master, and to endure anything, rather than think as they do and live after their ...

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

The soul takes flight to the world that is invisible but there arriving she is sure of bliss and forever dwells in paradise.

Too much freedom seems to change into nothing but too much slavery, both for private man and city.

Justice is useful when money is useless.

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.