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One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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.
Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
Enjoy yourself -- it's later than you think.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.