The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms
Quote by Socrates
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Be as you wish to seem.
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there...
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come...
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion,...
To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for...
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his...
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...
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that...
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal...
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can...