I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Do you not think it a matter worthy of lamentation that when there is such a vast multitude of them [worlds], we have not yet conquered one?
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
I am dying with the help of too many physicians.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
I send you a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of my victory.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.