A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
Quote by Socrates
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal...
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there...
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will...
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we...
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit
A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are...