To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of oneself is ridiculous.
Quote by Plato
Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the...
There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst...
The wisest have the most authority
Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
Philosophy is the highest music.
Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
Time carries off all things; wouldst thou exchange - Name, looks, nature, luck? Just give...
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by...
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear...
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
There is no such thing as a lovers' oath.
The wise are doubtful.
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear...
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.