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" Blushing is the color of virtue. "
" There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool. "
" Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves? "
" The mob is the mother of tyrants. "
" We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. "
" Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards. "
" I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals. "
" Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one. "
" The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. "
" I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. "
" The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. "
" It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little. "
" I have nothing to ask but that you would remove to the other side, that you may not, by intercepting the sunshine, take from me what you cannot give. "
" Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad. "
" Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings? "
" It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend. "
" What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others. "
" Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. "
" As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task. "
" I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance. "
" It takes a wise man to discover a wise man. "
" Stand a little less between me and the sun. "
" Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly. "
" A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies. "
" The art of being a slave is to rule one's master. "
" The sun too penetrates into privies, but is not polluted by them. "
" I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough. "
" The sun, too, shines into cesspools and is not polluted. "
" In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face. "
" When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man. "
" He has the most who is most content with the least. "