To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
In everything satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures.
Being asked by Criton how he would be buried, I have taken a great deal of pains, saith he, my friends, to no purpose, for I have not convinced our Criton that I shall fly from hence, and leave no part of me behind. Notwithstanding, Criton, if you can overtake me, wheresoever you get hold of me, bury me as you please: but.
Avarice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.