Best life quotes of Socrates Phylosophy

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SOCRATES QUOTES

 

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.

– Socrates

 

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

– Socrates

 

The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like him.

– Socrates

 

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.

– Socrates

 

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.

– Socrates

 

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

– Socrates

 

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

– Socrates

 

We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.

– Socrates

 

When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser.

– Socrates

 

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

– Socrates

 

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.

– Socrates

 

He is richest who is content with the least.

– Socrates

 

Thou shouldst eat to live not live to eat.

– Socrates

 

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

– Socrates

 

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

– Socrates

 

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

– Socrates

 

Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

– Socrates

 

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

– Socrates

 

Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.

– Socrates

 

My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher.

– Socrates

 

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

– Socrates

 

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

 

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

– Socrates

 

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

– Socrates

 

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.

– Socrates

 

My belief is that to have no wants is divine.

– Socrates

 

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… and that is a good thing for any man.

– Socrates

 

See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.

– Socrates

 

I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.

– Socrates

 

The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them.

– Socrates

 

Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

– Socrates

 

Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

– Socrates

 

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