Socrates Quotes


107 Socrates quotes:



"I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean."
"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for"
"I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Instinct Quotes
"She soars on her own wings."
"Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"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
"Happiness is unrepentant pleasure."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Purpose Quotes
"What a lot of things there are a man can do without."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Wealth Quotes
"The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The Delphic oracle said I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because I alone, of all the Greeks, know that I know nothing."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"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
"Living well and beautifully and justly are all one thing."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Nothing is to be preferred before justice."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher. Socrates (470-399 B.C.)"
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"To find yourself, think for yourself."
"The hottest love has the coldest end."



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