It is possible that a man could live twice as long if he didn't spend the first half of his life acquiring habits that shortens the other half
Quote by Socrates
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in...
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Man's life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of...
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for...
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be...
Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing...
Be as you wish to seem.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire...
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
The hottest love has the coldest end.
If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow