Socrates Quotes

"A wise man lets a fool buil...

"A wise man lets a fool build a wall before choosing the height of his ladder.” - Socrates
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"The only true wisd...

"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. "-Socrates
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"By all means marry: if you get a good w...

"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
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"How many things ...

"How many things there are that I do not want." - Socrates
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"The unexamined...

"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates
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"I only know...

"I only know that I know nothing"~Socrates
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"When the debate is ove...

"When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates
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"I was really too hon...

"I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live. " -Socrates
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β€œNo man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physi...

β€œNo man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” - Socrates
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β€œTo find yours...

β€œTo find yourself, think for yourself” -Socrates
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β€œA system of morality which is based on relative emotion...

β€œA system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.” - Socrates
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"The greatest way to live wit...

"The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be." -Socrates
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"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied...

"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied." - John Stuart Mill
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"Wisdom be...

"Wisdom begins in wonder. " -Socrates
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Be kind, for everyon...

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle - Socrates
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'To a man who said, β€œThe Athenians have condemne...

'To a man who said, β€œThe Athenians have condemned you to die,” he replied, β€œAnd nature has also condemned them to die."' --Diogenes Laertius on Socrates
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Awareness of ignorance is the beginn...

Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. ...Socrates...Born: 471 BC Died: 399 BC Occupation: Philosopher
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Falling down is not a failure. Failure comes w...

Falling down is not a failure. Failure comes when you stay where you have fallen. ...Socrates ...Born: 471 BC Died: 399 BC Occupation: Philosopher
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"The secret of happiness, you see, is ...

"The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less" - Socrates
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β€œI love to go and se...

β€œI love to go and see all the things I am happy without” -Socrates
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"By all means marry; if you get a good ...

"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." β€” Socrates
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"By all means marry: if you get a good w...

"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
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An unexamined ...

An unexamined life is not worth living. -Socrates
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'No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physi...

'No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable'. - SOCRATES
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"When the debate is lost, slander...

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." β€”Unknown (often misattributed Socrates)
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β€œIt is not difficult to avoid death, gentle...

β€œIt is not difficult to avoid death, gentlemen; it is much more difficult to avoid wickedness, for it runs faster than death.” -Socrates
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Those who are har...

Those who are hardest to love, need it the most. ~ Socrates
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"The secret of change is to focus al...

"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new" - Socrates
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Let him that would ...

Let him that would move the world first move himself. - Socrates
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"Strong minds discuss ideas, a...

"Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people" - Socrates
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β€œThose who are har...

β€œThose who are hardest to love need it the most.” ― Socrates
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β€œBe nicer than necessary to eve...

β€œBe nicer than necessary to everyone you meet. Everyone is fighting some kind of battle.” ― Socrates
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"The unexamined...

"The unexamined life is not worth living" - Socrates
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By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll b...

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...and that is a good thing for any man. -Socrates
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β€œThe secret of change is to focus al...

β€œThe secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ~ Socrates
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When the debate is los...

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. -Socrates
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β€œThe only true wisd...

β€œThe only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” -Socrates
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"The hour of departure has arrived, and w...

"The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways β€” I to die and you to live. Which is the better, only God knows." --Socrates
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β€œTrue knowledge exis...

β€œTrue knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” -Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 04
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The Secret of Change Is to Focus Al...

The Secret of Change Is to Focus All of Your Energy, Not on Fighting the Old, But on Building the New.-Socrates
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"Be slow to fall into friendsh...

"Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant." -Socrates
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β€œThe secret of change is to focus ...

β€œThe secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.”-Socrates
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"Intelligent individuals learn from every thing a...

"Intelligent individuals learn from every thing and every one; average people, from their experiences. The stupid already have all the answers." β€” Socrates
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The secret of change is to focus al...

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Socrates
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β€œThe secret of happiness, you see, is ...

β€œThe secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” ― Socrates
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β€œWe must not honor all the opinion...

β€œWe must not honor all the opinions of men but some and not others, and not of all men, but some.” - Socrates
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The only true wisdo...

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~ Socrates
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β€œEmploy your time in improving yourself by ot...

β€œEmploy your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.” ― Socrates
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An education obtained w...

An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all - Socrates
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Know ...

Know thyself. Socrates
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Do not grieve over someone who changes all o...

Do not grieve over someone who changes all of the sudden. It might be that he has given up acting and returned to his true self. -Socrates
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"When you want wisdom and insight ...

"When you want wisdom and insight as badly as you want to breathe, it is then you shall have it." - Socrates
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"When the debate is los...

"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser" - Socrates
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If you want to be...

If you want to be wrong then follow the masses. -Socrates
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"True wisdom comes to each of us when we r...

"True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us." - Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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"By all means marry; if you get a good ...

"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." β€” Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 05
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The unexamined...

The unexamined life is not worth living – Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 10
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The secret of happiness, you see, is ...

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. -Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 17
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Let him that would...

Let him that would move the world first move himself. Socrates
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β€œUnderstanding a question i...

β€œUnderstanding a question is half an answer.” ― Socrates, Essential Thinkers - Socrates
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β€œThe really important thing is not to live, but to live w...

β€œThe 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.” ― Socrates
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β€œHe who is not contented with what...

β€œHe who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” ― Socrates
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"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be So...

"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question." John Stuart Mill
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β€œLife contains but two tragedies. ...

β€œLife contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.” ― Socrates
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"By all means marry; if you get a good w...

"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..." - Socrates
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β€œFrom the deepest de...

β€œFrom the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate” -Socrates
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β€œThe greatest way to live with honor...

β€œThe greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” ― Socrates, Essential Thinkers
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It is better to su...

It is better to suffer injustice than to commit it. - Socrates
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The greatest way to live wit...

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Socrates
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 17
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To find yours...

To find yourself, think for yourself. Socrates
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