The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
Quote by Socrates
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that...
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be...
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one...
The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
An unexamined life is not worth living.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about...
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average...
The hottest love has the coldest end
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come...
We need men who can dream of things that never were, and ask why not.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.
The highest purpose of intellectual cultivation is to give a man a perfect knowledge and...