An unexamined life is not worth living.
In every person there is a sun. Just let them shine.
I soon realized that poets do not compose their poems with knowledge, but by some inborn talent and by inspiration, like seers and prophets who also say many fine things without any understanding of what they say.
He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is an incorrigible fool.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing that makes you the smartest of all.
How many things can I do without?
As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Do we have not choice but to agree that in each of us are found the same elements and characteristics as are found in the city? After all, where else could the city have got them from?
I know one thing, that I know nothing.