Quotes by Socrates

Socrates

Socrates

Greek philosopher

Alive from: 469 BC - 399 BC

Category: Philosophers

Quotes 46 till 60 of 66.

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    The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms.
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    The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.
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    The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
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    The envious person grows lean with the fatness of their neighbor.
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    The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.
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    The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.
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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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    The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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    The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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    The unexamined life is not worth living.
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    The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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    There is only one good - knowledge; and only one evil - ignorance.
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    They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed.
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    Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions, but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
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    True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
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