Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Be as you wish to seem.
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.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.