If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Quote by Socrates
I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, but of the world
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for...
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they...
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true...
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average...
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth - that no...
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his...
Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight...
Flattery will get you nowhere