Blushing is the color of virtue.
Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, I am a citizen of the world
One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist.
It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
A man once asked Diogenes what was the proper time for supper, and he made answer, If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can
Being asked whether it's better to marry or not, he (Socrates) replied, Whichever you do you will repent it
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend
The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Man is the most intelligent of the animals -- and the most silly.
What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.
He has the most who is most content with the least