I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Quote by Socrates
The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be...
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one...
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there...
The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come...
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing...
The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that...
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly...
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
The hottest love has the coldest end
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
Omfort me with apples, for I am sick of love.
Love is inseparable from knowledge.