Quotes by Socrates

Quotes by Socrates (Greek philosopher in Athens (469 BC – 399 BC))

  • “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 Socrates
  • “Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.”
    by Socrates
  • “I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.”
    by Socrates
  • “True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.”
    by Socrates
  • “Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.”
    by Socrates
  • “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
    by Socrates
  • “Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.”
    by Socrates
  • “True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.”
    by Socrates
  • “Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.”
    by Socrates
  • “The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”
    by Socrates
  • “My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.”
    by Socrates
  • “Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.”
    by Socrates
  • “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
    by Socrates
  • “Wisdom begins in wonder.”
    by Socrates
  • “The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.”
    by Socrates
  • “Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.”
    by Socrates
  • “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”
    by Socrates
  • “He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.”
    by Socrates
  • “True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.”
    by Socrates
  • “Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.”
    by Socrates

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