SIMILITUDES OF DEMOPHILUS
IT is the business of a musician to harmonize every instrument, but of a well educated man to adapt himself harmoniously to every fortune.
It is necessary that a well educated man should depart from life elegantly, as from a banquet.
GOLDEN SENTENCES OF DEMOCRITUS
IT is beautiful to impede an unjust man; but if this be not possible, it is beautiful not to act in conjunction with him.
Sin should be abstained from, not through fear, but, for the sake of the becoming.
Many who have not learnt to argue rationally, still live according to reason.
Vehement desires about any one thing render the soul blind with respect to other things.
The equal is beautiful in everything, but excess and defect to me do not appear to be so.
It is the property of a divine intellect to be always intently thinking about the beautiful. [Page 311]