"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom" (Proverbs "Fear of the Lord" Biblical definition: silent wonder, radical amazement, and affectionate awe at the infinite goodness of God. *Socrates had it right :)
Plato, one of the noblest men who ever lived upon this earth and one of the world's best known and most widely read and studied philosophers. According to Hesychius, Plato was also called Serapis, from the majesty and dignity of his person.
The four cardinal virtues are wisdom, courage, moderation and justice. Plato wrote about these virtues in the "Republic," a Socratic dialogue on political theory. Other philosophers have argued that the four virtues provide the basis for all aspects of mo