Quotes by Socrates

Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought. An enigmatic figure, he made no writings, and is known chiefly through the accounts of classical writers writing after his lifetime, particularly his students Plato and Xenophon. Other sources include the contemporaneous Antisthenes, Aristippus, and Aeschines of Sphettos.

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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

Humanity, DeathSocrates
 
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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.

HatredSocrates
 
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Be as you wish to seem.

AppearanceSocrates
 
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Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

Laziness, FoodSocrates
 
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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

KnowledgeSocrates
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