Greek Philosopher Quotes


536 Greek Philosopher quotes:



"Friendship is essentially a partnership."
"There must always remain something that is antagonistic to good."
"It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting."
Author: Epictetus Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Insults Quotes
"The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education."
"Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own."
Author: Aristotle Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Moms Quotes
"It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself."
"Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind."
"The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom."
"It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought."
"I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding."
"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."
Author: Epicurus Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Aspirations Quotes
"Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage."
"The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
Author: Epictetus Quotes Category: Greek Philosopher Quotes Difficulty Quotes
"When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income."
"The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake."
"What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies."
"The gods too are fond of a joke."
"Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly."
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet."
"What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do."


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