Quotes of the Day: On Wisdom

“The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity, and the brute by instinct.”-Cicero “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”-Socrates “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.”-Plato “What should a wise person do when given a blow? [...]

Quotes of the Day: On Courage

“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet, not withstanding, go out to meet it.”-Thucydides “Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.”-Julius Caesar “Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.”-Virgil “He is a man of courage who does not run [...]

Quotes of the Day: On Death

“Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist death is not there. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”-Epicurus “Which death is preferable to every other? The unexpected.”-Julius Caesar “Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.”-Socrates “The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the [...]

Quotes of the Day: On Love and Marriage

“By all means marry. If you get a good wife you’ll become happy. If you get a bad one you’ll become a philosopher.”-Socrates. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.”-Plato “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”-Aristotle