Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?
Man - a being in search of meaning.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.
Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
Life must be lived as play.
Philosophy is the highest music.
Let nobody speak mischief of anybody.
Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil.
No human thing is of serious importance.
The soul of man is immortal.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
Writing is the geometry of the soul.
The good is the beautiful.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.
Love is the pursuit of the whole.
All is flux, nothing stays still.
The object of education is to teach us to love what is beautiful.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.