SOCRATES Quotes

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

Socrates

“The greatest blessing granted to mankind come by way of madness, which is a divine gift.”

Socrates

“The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.”

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humor 

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”

Socrates

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

Socrates

“Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.”

Socrates

“Are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for fame and prestige, when you neither think nor care about wisdom and truth and the improvement of your soul?”

Socrates

“My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.”

Socrates

“Do not trouble about those who practice philosophy, whether they are good or bad; but examine the thing itself well and carefully. And if philosophy appears a bad thing to you, turn every man from it, not only your sons; but if it appears to you such as I think it to be, take courage, pursue it, and practice it, as the saying is, 'both you and your house.”

Socrates