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
The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.
An unexamined life is not worth living.
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Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly...
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
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Oh dear Pan and all the other Gods of this place, grant that I may...
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
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Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire...
A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment
I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I...
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one...