Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Perfect wisdom has four parts: Wisdom, the principle of doing things aright. Justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private. Fortitude, the principle of not fleeing danger, but meeting it. Temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately.
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
To be curious about that which is not one's concern while still in ignorance of oneself is ridiculous.
This I know - that I know nothing.
They do certainly give very strange, and newfangled, names to diseases.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depend upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily.
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.