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Socrates Quotes

Greek Philosopher of Athens

Call no man unhappy until he is married.

Category: Happiness

Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.

Category: Happiness

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

Category: Hatred

I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

Category: Humankind

The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.

Category: Humor

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

Category: Influence

Nothing is to be preferred before justice.

Category: Justice

One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.

Category: Knowledge

We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime.

Category: Knowledge

An unexamined life is not worth living.

Category: Life And Living

In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.

Category: Life And Living

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

Category: Life And Living

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.

Category: Listening

I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.

Category: Love

The hottest love has the coldest end.

Category: Love