Socrates Quotes (64 quotations)

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1. All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine. - Socrates

2. An honest man is always a child. - Socrates

3. And in knowing that you know nothing, that makes you the smartest of all. - Socrates

4. As for me, all I know is that I know nothing. - Socrates

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

6. Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. - Socrates

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

8. Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind. - Socrates

9. Beware the barrenness of a busy life. - Socrates

10. But already it is time to depart, for me to die, for you to go on living; which of us takes the better course, is concealed from anyone except God. - Socrates

11. By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. - Socrates

12. Children nowadays are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food and tyrannise their teachers. - Socrates

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

14. Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. - Socrates

15. Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others. - Socrates

16. Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for. - Socrates

17. Envy is the ulcer of the soul. - Socrates

18. False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. - Socrates

19. Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love. - Socrates

20. Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods. - Socrates

21. He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. - Socrates

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

23. I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. - Socrates

24. I am not an Athenian or a Greek, I am a citizen of the world. - Socrates

25. I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing. - Socrates

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