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Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than…
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord…
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
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…
The poets are only the interpreters of the gods.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is…
The unexamined life is not worth living.
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