He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
Quote by Socrates
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it...
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will...
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain...
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you...
The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that...
I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, but of the world
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Be as you wish to seem.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest...
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that's an alibi...