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
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain...
The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire...
My belief is that to have no wants is divine
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel
From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
Death is a very narrow theme, but it reaches a wide audience.
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one...
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be...
An unexamined life is not worth living.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
An expert is someone who knows more and more about less and less, until eventually...
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth and nothing but...