Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
No man is hurt but by himself
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.
The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves, whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
Modesty is the color of virtue.
It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours.
Poverty is a virtue which one can teach oneself.
I am a citizen of the world.
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
When people laughed at him because he walked backward beneath the portico, he said to them: Aren't you ashamed, you who walk backward along the whole path of existence, and blame me for walking backward along the path of the promenade?