Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
Quote by Socrates
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it...
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in...
The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that...
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right...
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his...
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but...
A multitude of books distracts the mind.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but...
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will...
I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average...
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good...
From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.
Good habits, once established are just as hard to break as are bad habits
A very slight change in our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our...