Socrates Quotes


107 Socrates quotes:



"Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Adversity 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
"My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher."
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."
"Wisdom begins in wonder."
"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature."
"Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued."
"An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all"
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel"
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak."
"I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether."
"There is only one good -- knowledge; and only one evil -- ignorance."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Evil Quotes Good And Evil Quotes
"There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance"
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil."
"When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire, and when again under the influence of its kindred desires it is moved with violent motion towards the beauty of corporeal forms, it acquires a surname from this very violent motion, and is called love."
"Oh dear Pan and all the other Gods of this place, grant that I may be beautiful inside. Let all my external possessions be in friendly harmony with what is within. May I consider the wise man rich. As for gold, let me have as much as a moderate man could bear and carry with him."
"He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy."
"Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in fears, and some are cowards under the same conditions."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Courage 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



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