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    There is no illness of the body except for the mind
    — Socrates
    tags: illness  body  mind 
     
    She soars on her own wings.
    — Socrates
    tags: wings 
     
    I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  live 
     
    This sense of wonder is the mark of the philosopher. Philosophy indeed has no other origin.
    — Socrates
    Philebus was saying that enjoyment and pleasure and delight, and the class of feelings akin to them, are a good to every living being, whereas I contend, that not these, but wisdom and intelligence and memory, and their kindred, right opinion and true reasoning, are better and more desirable than pleasure
    — Socrates
    YOU ARE NOT ONLY GOOD TO YOURSELF, BUT THE CAUSE OF GOODNESS IN OTHERS
    — Socrates
    tags: goodness 
     
    Be of good hope in the face of death. Believe in this one truth for certain, that no evil can befall a good man either in life or death, and that his fate is not a matter of indifference to the gods.
    — Socrates
    tags: death  evil  fate  truth  men  believe  god  hope 
     
    The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.
    — Socrates
    tags: lies 
     
    Those who want the fewest things are nearest to the gods.
    — Socrates
    tags: god 
     
    The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows.
    — Socrates
    tags: live  die  god 
     
    A disorderly mob is no more an army than a heap of building materials is a house
    — Socrates
    All of the wisdom of this world is but a tiny raft upon which we must set sail when we leave this earth. If only there was a firmer foundation upon which to sail, perhaps some divine word.
    — Socrates
    tags: world  earth  divine  wisdom 
     
    Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
    — Socrates
    tags: beauty 
     
    If you would seek health, look first to the spine.
    — Socrates
    tags: health 
     
    ...in the acquisition of this blessing human nature can find no better helper than Love. I declare that it is the duty of every man to honour Love, and I honour and practice the mysteries of Love in an especial degree myself, and recommend the same to others, and I praise the power and valour of Love to the best of my ability both now and always.
    — Socrates
    One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  wrong 
     
    Go wherever the facts lead.
    — Socrates
    tags: facts 
     
    I am that gadfly which God has attached to the state, and all day long and in all places am always fastening upon you, arousing and persuading and reproaching you.
    — Socrates
    tags: god 
     
    Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
    — Socrates
    tags: wonder  wisdom 
     
    To need nothing is divine, and the less a man needs the nearer does he approach to divinity.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  divine 
     
    If he who does not know kept silent, discord would cease.
    — Socrates
    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.
    — Socrates
    tags: soul  eyes  afraid 
     
    Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
    — Socrates
    tags: truth  people  opinion  media  mind 
     
    Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth, and every other good thing which men have comes from virtue.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  virtue  wealth 
     
    All I know is that I do not know anything
    — Socrates
    To harm another is to harm oneself
    — Socrates
    tags: oneself 
     
    To Believe without evidence and demonstration is an act of ignorance and folly
    — Socrates
    tags: believe  ignorance 
     
    The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.
    — Socrates
    tags: children  child  bad  exercise 
     
    If you want to be wrong then follow the masses.
    — Socrates
    tags: wrong 
     
    All that I know is nothing - I'm not even sure of that.
    — Socrates
    You will know that the divine is so great and of such a nature that it sees and hears everything at once, is present everywhere, and is concerned with everything.
    — Socrates
    tags: nature  present  divine 
     
    The warm love has the coldest end.
    — Socrates
    Let us reflect in this way, too, that there is good hope that death is a blessing, for it is one of two things: either the dead are nothing and have no perception of anything, or it is, as we are told, a change and a relocation for the soul from here to another place.
    — Socrates
    Pride divides the men, humility joins them.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  humility  pride 
     
    The man who is truly wise knows that he knows very little.
    — Socrates
    tags: men  wise 
     
    You never know a line is crooked unless you have a straight one to put next to it.
    — Socrates
    Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me.
    — Socrates
    tags: hurt 
     
    The uninitiated are those who believe in nothing except what they can grasp in their hands, and who deny the existence of all that is invisible.
    — Socrates
    tags: believe  existence 
     
    See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.
    — Socrates
    May the outward and inward man be at one.
    — Socrates
    tags: men 
     
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    socrates
    Birth    : 471 BC
    Death  : 399 BC
    Occupation  : Philosopher

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