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"Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers." Children 4.9 avg (17 votes)
"If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it." Money 4.9 avg (8 votes)
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." Wisdom 4.9 avg (122 votes)
"Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty." Money 4.9 avg (22 votes)
"Let him that would move the world first move himself." Motivation & Goals 4.9 avg (20 votes)
"True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us." Wisdom 4.8 avg (11 votes)
"One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing." Knowledge 4.8 avg (80 votes)
"As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will; he will be sure to repent it." Marriage 4.8 avg (10 votes)
"My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not you'll become a philosopher." Marriage, Philosophy 4.8 avg (28 votes)
"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have." Money 4.7 avg (19 votes)
"There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance." Good & Evil, Knowledge 4.7 avg (47 votes)
"Beauty is a short-lived tyranny." Beauty 4.7 avg (18 votes)
"To find yourself, think for yourself." Thinking 4.7 avg (24 votes)
"A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted." Marriage 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change." Miscellaneous 4.7 avg (3 votes)
"The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be." Virtue 4.6 avg (13 votes)
"Wisdom begins in wonder." Wisdom 4.6 avg (25 votes)
"An unexamined life is not worth living." Philosophy 4.6 avg (239 votes)
"Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity." Miscellaneous 4.5 avg (4 votes)
"He is richest who is content with the least." Money 4.5 avg (8 votes)

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