And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.

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As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.

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Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. from Plutarch How a Young Man Ought to Hear Poems

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Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.

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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

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Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.

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Envy is the ulcer of the soul.

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Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.

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Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods. from Diogenes Laertius Lives of Eminent Philosophers

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He is richest who is content with the least.

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