Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
Quote by Socrates
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true...
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for...
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly...
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be...
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right...
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal...
I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average...
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that...
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can...