Such as thy words are such will thine affections be esteemed and such as thine affections will be thy deeds and such as thy deeds will be thy life …
.. is there not one true coin for which all things ought to exchange?- and that is wisdom; and only in exchange for this, and in company with this, is anything truly bought or sold,…
The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
Nobody is qualified to become a statesman who is entirely ignorant of the problem of wheat.
When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it.
Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
All I know is that I do not know anything
To find the Father of all is hard. And when found, it is impossible to utter Him.
One day, the old wise Socrates walks down the streets, when all of the sudden a man runs up to him “Socrates I have to tell you something about your friend who…””Hold up” Socrates interrupts…
…a good man cannot be harmed either in life or in death, and that his affairs are not neglected by the gods.
My friend…care for your psyche…know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves” -Socrates
Wealth does not bring about excellence, but excellence makes wealth and everything else good for men, both individually and collectively.
wealth does not bring goodness, but goodness brings wealth and every other blessing, both to the individual and to the state
The true champion of justice, if he intends to survive even for a short time, must necessarily confine himself to private life and leave politics alone.
A man who really fights for justice must lead a private, not a public, life if he is to survive for even a short time.
Nuestra juventud de ahora ama el lujo. Tiene malos modales, desprecia la autoridad; le falta el respeto a susmayores y le encanta charlar en lugar de trabajar; ya no se levanta cuando un adulto entra…
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Is it true; is it kind, or is it necessary?
Be true to thine own self
One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him.
Wen das Wort nicht schlägt, den schlägt auch der Stock nicht.
The misuse of language induces evil in the soul
How can you wonder your travels do you no good, when you carry yourself around with you?
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.
If the soul is immortal, it demands our care not only for that part of time which we call life, but for all time: and indeed it would seem now that it will be extremely…
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
By means of beauty, all beautiful things become beautiful.
You are wrong sir, if you think that a man who is any good at all should take into account the risk of life or death; he should look to this only in his actions,…