As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.
When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.