A multitude of books distracts the mind.
Quote by Socrates
One thing I know, that I know nothing. This is the source of my wisdom.
Death is a very narrow theme, but it reaches a wide audience.
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly...
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they...
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only...
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his...
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one...
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
One does not hate as long as one has a low esteem of someone, but...
Tis a human trait to hate one you have wronged