Socrates Quotes

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Socrates Quotes

Socrates was one of the greatest philosophers in the Greek history, and credited as the founder of the Western Philosophy. He enigmatic character mostly known through writings of his famous students Plato and Xenophon and his contemporary Aristophanes. Here I have compiled down best of Socrates Quotes, hope you learn from and share them with others too.

All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
Socrates

An honest man is always a child.
Socrates

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
Socrates

Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
Socrates

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

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Socrates

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Socrates

He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
Socrates

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
Socrates

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Socrates

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
Socrates

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

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
Socrates

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
Socrates

The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Socrates

The unexamined life is not worth living.
Socrates

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
Socrates

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
Socrates

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