Socrates

469 - 399 BC

A Quote by Socrates on blessings, god, and good

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on cities and youth

Socrates is charged with corrupting the youth of the city, and with rejecting the gods of Athens and introducing new divinities.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

Source: Plato, Apologia, 24b 9

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A Quote by Socrates on contentment, nature, and wealth

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on beauty, life, and tyranny

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on change and intelligence

Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on citizenship and world

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on labor, men, and time

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 good, happiness, philosophy, and wives

By all means marry; if you get a good wife you'll become happy; if you get a bad one you'll become a philosopher.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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A Quote by Socrates on facts and ignorance

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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