I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
Quote by Socrates
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
It is possible that a man could live twice as long if he didn't spend...
Oh dear Pan and all the other Gods of this place, grant that I may...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they...
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire...
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly...
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all.
Be as you wish to seem.
Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in...
Oh that it were possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of...
I had wanted to say that my song was far too painful to sing.
Physical pain however great ends in itself and falls away like dry husks from the...