Socrates

469 - 399 BC

A Quote by Socrates on courage

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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

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A Quote by Socrates

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: The Apology

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A Quote by Socrates on life, worth, and exam

The unexamined life is not worth living

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: Greek

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A Quote by 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 (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on fear and knowledge

I shall never fear or avoid things of which I do not know...

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: Five Dialogues

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A Quote by Socrates on socrates, citizen, and physical training

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.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: Socrates

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A Quote by Socrates on virtue, the apology, and greatest good

It is the greatest good for a man to discuss virtue every day…for the unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: The Last Days of Socrates: Euthyphro; The Apology; Crito; Phaedo (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Socrates on the apology, arete, and goodness

“It is best and easiest not to discredit others but to prepare oneself to be as good as possible.”

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: The Last Days of Socrates: Euthyphro; The Apology; Crito; Phaedo (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Socrates on the apology, wickedness, death, and virtue

“It is not difficult to avoid death…it is much more difficult to avoid wickedness, for it runs faster than death.”

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: The Last Days of Socrates: Euthyphro; The Apology; Crito; Phaedo (Penguin Classics)

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A Quote by Socrates on excellence, wealth, arete, and the apology

“Wealth does not bring about excellence, but excellence brings about wealth and all other public and private blessings for men.”

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: The Last Days of Socrates: Euthyphro; The Apology; Crito; Phaedo (Penguin Classics)

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