Socrates Quotes

Socrates was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition of thought.

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
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Wisdom begins in wonder.
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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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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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Mankind is made of two kinds of people: wise people who know they’re fools, and fools who think they are wise.
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Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
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The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
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He is rich who is content with the least; for contentment is the wealth of nature.
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The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
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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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Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
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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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Pride divides the men, humility joins them.
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Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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To find yourself, think for yourself.
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Wealth does not bring about excellence, but excellence makes wealth and everything else good for men, both individually and collectively.
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Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
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