True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Quote by Socrates
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Oh dear Pan and all the other Gods of this place, grant that I may...
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Death is a very narrow theme, but it reaches a wide audience.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain...
Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will...
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.
Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness...
Anything in any way beautiful derives its beauty from itself and asks nothing beyond itself....