"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Plato on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Plato on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Plato on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Plato on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Plato on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men."
"The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom."