I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, but of the world
Quote by Socrates
Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain...
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will...
Woman once made equal to man becomes his superior
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only...
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can...
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for...
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in...
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be...
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard
There is no means by which men so powerfully elude their ignorance, disguise it from...