I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
The perfect human being is all human beings put together, it is a collective, it is all of us together that make perfection.
Eat to live; not live to eat.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit.
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Be as you wish to seem.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
An honest man is always a child.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.