“Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
“I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.
“Wisdom begins in wonder.
“Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.
“Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
“Thou shouldst eat to live not live to eat.
“Science says 'We must live,' and seeks the means of prolonging, increasing, facilitating and amplifying life, of making it tolerable and acceptable, wisdom says 'We must die,' and seeks how to make us die well.
“The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
“By all means marry if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)
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