The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;

but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;

remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

 image quote by Plato

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

Be a free thinker and don't accept everything you hear as truth.

Be critical and evaluate what you believe in.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

 image quote by Hippocrates

Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.

That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends. My teacher was Ferruccio Cusinati

Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.

Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.

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

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

 image quote by Plato

Your silence gives consent.

It's far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has.

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Teenagers these days are out of control.

They eat like pigs, they are disrespectful of adults, they interrupt and contradict their parents, and they terrorize their teachers.

Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent.

Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.

 image quote by Plato

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Illnesses do not come upon us out of the blue.

They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated, illnesses will suddenly appear.

Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.

If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself if he is ready to do away with the reasons for his illness. Only then is it possible to help him.

There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, Say nothing, and Be nothing.

A wise man speaks because he has something to say; a fool because he has to say something.

 image quote by Aristotle

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.

The Secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

 image quote by Euripides

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.

If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool.

The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.

Walking is a man's best medicine.

 image quote by Plato

No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.

Remember that what you have now was once among the things you only hoped for.

A true friend is one soul in two bodies. find the person who completes you!

The more you know, the more you know you don't know.

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

 image quote by Aristotle

We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Improve the World Through Music.