Much learning does not teach understanding.
There is a point at which even justice does injury.
Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search of it when he has grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Some animals are cunning and evil-disposed, as the fox; others, as the dog, are fierce, friendly, and fawning. Some are gentle and easily tamed, as the elephant; some are susceptible of shame, and watchful, as the goose. Some are jealous and fond of ornament, as the peacock.
The best of seers is he who guesses well.