I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Quote by Socrates
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for...
The hottest love has the coldest end
One thing I know, that I know nothing. This is the source of my wisdom.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in...
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that...
Woman once made equal to man becomes his superior
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
Oh dear Pan and all the other Gods of this place, grant that I may...
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is
Respect is love in plain clothes.
Love is a haunting melody that I have never mastered and I fear I never...