Be as you wish to seem.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
In every person there is a sun. Just let them shine.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
An honest man is always a child.
Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
The easiest and noblest way is not to be crushing others, but to be improving yourselves.
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
When you want success as badly as you want the air, then you will get it. There is no other secret of success.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. He and his are not neglected by the gods.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.