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    socrates Quotes

    Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
    — Socrates
    tags: live 
     
    I only know one thing, and that is I know nothing
    — Socrates
    Whatever authority I may have rests solely on knowing how little I know.
    — Socrates
    tags: knowing  authority 
     
    The Delphic Oracle said that I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because I alone of all the Greeks know that I know nothing.
    — Socrates
    tags: alone 
     
    Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
    — Socrates
    Some have courage in pleasures, and some in pains: some in desires, and some in fears, and some are cowards under the same conditions.
    — Socrates
    Happiness is unrepented pleasure.
    — Socrates
    There is no learning without remembering.
    — Socrates
    tags: learning 
     
    Death offers mankind a full view of truth.
    — Socrates
    tags: death  truth  mankind 
     
    As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent
    — Socrates
    tags: men  marriage 
     
    Whoever would have his body supple, easy and healthful should learn to dance.
    — Socrates
    tags: body  learn  dance 
     
    The first key to greatness is to be in reality what we appear to be.
    — Socrates
    tags: reality  greatness  key 
     
    Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
    — Socrates
    tags: soul  envy 
     
    Man must rise above the Earth - to the top of the atmosphere and beyond - for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  live  world  earth 
     
    Contentment is natural wealth.
    — Socrates
    He is the richest who is content with the least.
    — Socrates
    Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
    — Socrates
    tags: beauty  men 
     
    The right way to begin is to pay attention to the young, and make them just as good as possible.
    — Socrates
    tags: young  right  attention 
     
    Silence is a profound melody, for those who can hear it above all the noise.
    — Socrates
    tags: silence 
     
    If what you want to tell me is neither True nor Good nor even Useful, why tell it to me at all
    — Socrates
    tags: true 
     
    Flattery is like a painted armor; only for show.
    — Socrates
    True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all.
    — Socrates
    tags: true  knowing 
     
    If at first you don't succeed, avoid skydiving.
    — Socrates
    Be the kind of person that you want people to think you are.
    — Socrates
    tags: people 
     
    Knowing thyself is the height of wisdom.
    — Socrates
    tags: knowing  wisdom 
     
    Marry or marry not, in any either case you'll regret it
    — Socrates
    tags: regret  marry 
     
    Wisdom is knowing what you don't know.
    — Socrates
    tags: knowing  wisdom 
     
    I have good hope that there is something remaining for the dead.
    — Socrates
    tags: hope 
     
    Are not all things which have opposites generated out of their opposites?
    — Socrates
    Our purpose in founding the city was not to make any one class in it surpassingly happy, but to make the city as a whole as happyas possible.
    — Socrates
    The friend must be like money, that before you need it, the value is known.
    — Socrates
    tags: friends  value  money 
     
    Better to do a little well, then a great deal badly.
    — Socrates
    One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice.
    — Socrates
    tags: right 
     
    He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
    — Socrates
    How can you wonder your travels do you no good, when you carry yourself around with you?
    — Socrates
    tags: travel  wonder 
     
    The examined life is the only life worth living.
    — Socrates
    tags: living  worth 
     
    Before the birth of Love, many fearful things took place through the empire of necessity; but when this god was born, all things rose to men.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  birth  god 
     
    Obscurity is dispelled by augmenting the light of discernment, not by attacking the darkness.
    — Socrates
    tags: darkness 
     
    Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued." "It is not living that matters, but living rightly. The unexamined life is not worth living.
    — Socrates
    tags: living  worth 
     
    It has been shown that to injure anyone is never just anywhere.
    — Socrates
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