Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
Other Socrates quotes:
Wealth does not bring about excellence, but excellence makes wealth and everything else good for men, both individually and collectively.
We can do nothing without the body, let us always take care that it is in the best condition to sustain us.
Improve yourself by other men's writings thus attaining effortlessly what they acquired through great difficulty.
The noblest worship is to make yourself as good and as just as you can.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune, nor too sorrowful in misfortune.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
If you want to be wrong then follow the masses.
It is better to suffer an injustice than to commit one.