The Apology

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)

Contributed by: Brian

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)

Contributed by: Brian

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)

Contributed by: Brian

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)

Contributed by: Brian

A Quote by Socrates on knowledge and the apology

“I know what I do not know.”

Socrates (469 - 399 BC)

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

Contributed by: Brian

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