Socrates

Socrates

Greek philosopher

Lived from: 469 BC - 399 BC

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Socrates

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    One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.
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    A multitude of books distracts the mind.
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    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.
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    An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
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    An unexamined life is not worth living.
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    Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
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    Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
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    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.
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    Call no man unhappy until he is married.
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    Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parent, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
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    Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
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    Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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    Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
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    Enjoy yourself - it's later than you think.
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    False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
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