Socrates

469 - 399 BC

A Quote by Socrates on belief and divinity

My belief is that to have no wants is divine.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on knowledge and thought

I thought to myself, 'I am wiser than this man: neither of us knows anything that is really worthwhile, but he thinks he has knowledge when he has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think that I have. I seem, at any rate, to be a little wiser than he is on this point: I do not think that I know what I do not know.'

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on world

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

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on knowledge

The only true knowledge, consists in knowing, that we know nothing,

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on existence and knowledge

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on beauty and soul

Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on blessings, death, evil, fear, friendship, good, ignorance, men, shame, and thinking

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings. To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on deed, fame, and heroism

Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on art and friendship

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

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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