Never discourage anyone... who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
The soul of man is immortal and imperishable.
People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
All loves should be simply stepping stones to the love of God
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.
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
He best keeps from anger who remembers that God is always looking upon him.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
They deem him their worst enemy who tells them the truth.
Self conquest is the greatest of victories.
The wisest have the most authority.
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
Phaedo: Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Ignorance, the root and the stem of every evil.
Everything that deceives may be said to enchant.
Phaedrus: Friends have all things in common.