"For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Plato on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Plato on William Shakespeare
"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."Plato on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Plato on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Plato on Ray Charles
"He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden."
"Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences."
"There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot."
"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
"Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men."