12 Quotes From The Wisest Man in History

1. I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

2.I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

3.Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

4.Be as you wish to seem.

5.Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

6.Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.

7.Wisdom begins in wonder.

8.Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

9.A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.

10.Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

11.From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

12.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 not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.