Socrates Quotes

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Socrates Quotes

Be true to thine own self
— Socrates —

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

— Socrates

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
[As quoted in Plutarch's Of Banishment]

— Socrates

To need nothing is divine, and the less a man needs the nearer does he approach to divinity.

— Socrates

If he who does not know kept silent, discord would cease.

— Socrates

Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding onto.

— Socrates

Four things belong to a judge: to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impartially.

— Socrates

In every sort of danger there are various ways of winning through, if one is ready to do and say anything whatever.

— Socrates

By all implies marry if you get a great wife/husband, you are going to be pleased. If you get a bad a single, you are going to become a philosopher.

— Socrates

The best seasoning for food in hunger; for drink, thirst.

— Socrates

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