Wisdom is not knowing what to do; it’s knowing what not to do.
If I want to learn how to make a living, there are innumerable places and programs I can choose from. But if I want to learn how to live, where do I go?
The mass of men focus on what they know. A small but growing number have been seduced by what they don’t know. You are among the few.
No one has power to ruin my life. Am I ruined? Then I ruined myself. This is the realization that allowed Socrates to say, “You can kill me but you cannot hurt me.”
It was said of Socrates that he always wore the same expression.