I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.
The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.
I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average wrestler.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
That which was not before can not be afterwards, without becoming and having become.
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.