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Essential Thinkers - Socrates


Top 10 Best Quotes

“Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.”

“understanding a question is half an answer”

“The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”

“Is it true; is it kind, or is it necessary?”

“The only thing I know is that I know nothing, and i am no quite sure that i know that.”

“And therefore if the head and the body are to be well, you must begin by curing the soul; that is the first and essential thing. And the care of the soul, my dear youth, has to be effected by the use of certain charms, and these charms are fair words; and by them temperance is implanted in the soul, and where temperance comes and stays, there health is speedily imparted, not only to the head, but to the whole body.”

“the great honor in the world is to be what we pretend to be”

“To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.”

“I cannot teach anybody anything I can only make them think”

“I will not yield to any man contrary to what is right, for fear of death, even if I should die at once for not yielding.”

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