Self-taught poverty is a help toward philosophy, for the things which philosophy attempts to teach by reasoning, poverty forces us to practice.
He has the most who is most content with the least.
We come into the world alone and we die alone. Why, in life, should we be any less alone?
Stand a little less between me and the sun.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
You will become a teacher of yourself when for the same things that you blame others, you also blame yourself.
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Most men are within a finger’s breadth of being mad.
The most beautiful thing in the world is freedom of speech.
Blushing is the color of virtue.