No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades- that of government.
Quote by Socrates
The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that...
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
The hottest love has the coldest end
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.
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
To Believe without evidence and demonstration is an act of ignorance and folly
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we...
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you...
Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of...
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will...
Nothing is to be preferred before justice.
Justice is the truth in action.
Justice is having and doing what is one's own