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81 Famous Quotes by Socrates
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Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

Drinking Quotes, by Socrates

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When you belong to a minority, you have to be better in order to have the right to be equal.

Equality Quotes, by Socrates

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Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.

Equality Quotes, by Socrates

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Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

Food Quotes, by Socrates

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The sum of intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.

Intelligence Quotes, by Socrates

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I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.

Politicians Quotes, by Socrates

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Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have. . . comes from virtue.

Virtue Quotes, by Socrates

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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

Hatred Quotes, by Socrates

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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.

Senses Quotes, by Socrates

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Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.

Inspirational Quotes, by Socrates

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As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will-he will be sure to repent it.

Inspirational Quotes, by Socrates

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The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.

Inspirational Quotes, by Socrates

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The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

Inspirational Quotes, by Socrates

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Socrates

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Wisdom begins in wonder.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Socrates

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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Socrates

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If all the misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by Socrates

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Socrates

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Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Socrates

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He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Socrates

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Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty

Contentment Quotes, by Socrates

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Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.

Fidelity Quotes, by Socrates

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The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.

Honor Quotes, by Socrates

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There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance

Ignorance Quotes, by Socrates

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

Improvement Quotes, by Socrates

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