Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for fame and prestige, when you neither think nor care about wisdom and truth and the improvement of your soul?
Quote by Socrates
The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.
Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth - that no...
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will...
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
To Believe without evidence and demonstration is an act of ignorance and folly
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be...
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can...
Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for...
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right...
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only...
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one...
Be as you wish to seem.
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
Ignorance is the peace of life.
The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy