Socrates Quotes


107 Socrates quotes:



"The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be."
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"The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be"
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"Beware the barrenness of a busy life."
"Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live."
"The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him."
"All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine."
"If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it."
"It is not living that matters, but living rightly."
"Be as you wish to seem."
"As for me, all I know is that I know nothing."
"One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him."
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"The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods."
"I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing."
"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."
"I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good."
"If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart."
"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."
"Let him that would move the world first move himself."
"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for."
"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."



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