Socrates Quotes

107 Socrates quotes:

"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel"
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"If I tell you that I would be disobeying the god and on that account it is impossible for me to keep quiet, you won't be persuaded by me, taking it that I am ionizing. And if I tell you that it is the greatest good for a human being to have discussions every day about virtue and the other things you hear me talking about, examining myself and others, and that the unexamined life is not livable for a human being, you will be even less persuaded."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor."
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"Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior."
"Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds."
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"Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds"
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"A 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."
"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...and that is a good thing for any man."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be."
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"Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune."
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"Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite conscious of my ignorance. At any rate it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know."
"We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued."
"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Riches Quotes
"Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind."
"The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"We too must endure and persevere in the inquiry, and then courage will not laugh at our faintheartedness in searching for courage; which after all may, very likely, be endurance."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all"
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Education Quotes

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