"Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Plato on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Plato on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Plato on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Plato on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Plato on Thomas Jefferson
"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."