Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Quote by Socrates
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true...
It is possible that a man could live twice as long if he didn't spend...
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in...
From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all.
Nothing is to be preferred before justice.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
We do not go to bed in single pairs; even if we choose not to...
I could tell my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a...
If you and your children fare well, and your affairs be to your contentment, I...