Socrates Quotes | Socrates Quotations

An honest man is always a child.
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As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
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All men’s souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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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.
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The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
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Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
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Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
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Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
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Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
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Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
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False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
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He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
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It is not living that matters, but living rightly.
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