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
My belief is that to have no wants is divine
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be...
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in...
An honest man is always a child.
Death is a very narrow theme, but it reaches a wide audience.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
By all means, get married: if you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if...
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only...
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all.
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The notion of looking on at life has always been hateful to me. What am...
She realized as a girl of eight that if she sat down and wrote her...