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My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife ... Read Full Quote
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. ... Read Full Quote
Wisdom begins in wonder. ... Read Full Quote
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ... Read Full Quote
The unexamined life is not worth living. ... Read Full Quote
My belief is that to have no wants is divine. ... Read Full Quote
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and th ... Read Full Quote
He is richest who is content with the least, for conten ... Read Full Quote
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their paren ... Read Full Quote
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. ... Read Full Quote
I thought to myself, 'I am wiser than this man neither ... Read Full Quote
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I kno ... Read Full Quote
Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and ... Read Full Quote
Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligen ... Read Full Quote
Science says 'We must live,' and seeks the means of pro ... Read Full Quote
By all means marry if you get a good wife, you'll be ha ... Read Full Quote
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them t ... Read Full Quote
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's w ... Read Full Quote
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, c ... Read Full Quote
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul followi ... Read Full Quote
Let him that would move the world, first move himself. ... Read Full Quote
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the free ... Read Full Quote
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be ... Read Full Quote
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance. ... Read Full Quote
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and a ... Read Full Quote
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the ... Read Full Quote
Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can poss ... Read Full Quote
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignoran ... Read Full Quote
Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving ... Read Full Quote
Envy is the ulcer of the soul. ... Read Full Quote
Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to ... Read Full Quote
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by o ... Read Full Quote
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs ... Read Full Quote
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the w ... Read Full Quote
I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and y ... Read Full Quote
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good ... Read Full Quote
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to ... Read Full Quote
Thou shouldst eat to live not live to eat. ... Read Full Quote
Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods. ... Read Full Quote
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignora ... Read Full Quote