The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice, he is the worst.
There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumber both of the other classes.