Quotes by Socrates

Socrates

Socrates

Greek philosopher

Alive from: 469 BC - 399 BC

Category: Philosophers

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    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.
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    If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
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    In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
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    Know thyself.
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    Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
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    Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.
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    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.
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    No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.
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    Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
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    Nothing is to be preferred before justice.
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    Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
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    Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
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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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    See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.
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    Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me.
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