Top Quotes of Socrates

Socrates
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.

 

To find yourself, think for yourself.
To find yourself, think for yourself.

 

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.
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.

 

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

 

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

 

I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.

 

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

 

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

 

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

 

No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.

 

 

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