I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
Quote by Socrates
Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in...
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there...
Death is a very narrow theme, but it reaches a wide audience.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will...
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until...
Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for...
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for...
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will...
An honest man is always a child.
Be as you wish to seem.
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion,...