Quotes of Socrates
|Quotes of Socrates|
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All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
An honest man is always a child.
Be as you wish to seem.
Be nicer than necessary to everyone you meet. Everyone is fighting some kind of battle.
Be of good cheer about death, and know this of a truth, that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. "
Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.
I know that I know nothing.
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
If a man would move the world, he must first move himself.
In all of us, even in good men, there is a lawless wild-beast nature, which peers out in sleep.
No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades - that of government.
Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.
Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
The greatest blessing granted to mankind come by way of madness, which is a divine gift.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The really important thing is not to live, but to live well. And to live well meant, along with more enjoyable things in life, to live according to your principles.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
To find yourself, think for yourself.
Understanding a question is half an answer.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
What you cannot enforce, do not command.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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