It is better to make a mistake with full force of your being than to carefully avoid mistakes with a trembling spirit.
Socrates (469 - 399 BC)
Source: Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Contributed by: Angelo246
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Source: The Apology
Contributed by: Elizabeth
The unexamined life is not worth living
Contributed by: Perry
"Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for."
Contributed by: Kalyan
I shall never fear or avoid things of which I do not know...
Source: Five Dialogues
Contributed by: Trishie
No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training...what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
Contributed by: Everett
“Wealth does not bring about excellence, but excellence brings about wealth and all other public and private blessings for men.”
Source: The Last Days of Socrates: Euthyphro; The Apology; Crito; Phaedo (Penguin Classics)
Contributed by: Brian
It is the greatest good for a man to discuss virtue every day…for the unexamined life is not worth living.
“It is best and easiest not to discredit others but to prepare oneself to be as good as possible.”
“It is not difficult to avoid death…it is much more difficult to avoid wickedness, for it runs faster than death.”
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