True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Quote by Socrates
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion,...
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly...
The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that...
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
My belief is that to have no wants is divine
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can...
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain...
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
The hottest love has the coldest end.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his...
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty
Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in...
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds
To be occasionally quoted is the only fame I care for.
In this business, fame lasts for a second. You can be blown up and be...