Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
Quote by Socrates
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they...
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be...
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will...
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...
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it...
Death is a very narrow theme, but it reaches a wide audience.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit
An honest man is always a child.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come...
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you...
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true...
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.