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Socrates Quotes

Greek Philosopher of Athens

Know thyself.

Category: Self-knowledge

I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether.

Category: Senses

Slanderers do not hurt me because they do not hit me.

Category: Slander

I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.

Category: Teachers And Teaching

To find yourself, think for yourself.

Category: Thoughts And Thinking

What a lot of things there are a man can do without.

Category: Wealth

The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms.

Category: Wisdom

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.

Category: Wisdom

Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite conscious of my ignorance. At any rate it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know.

Category: Wisdom

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

Category: Writers And Writing