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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, Socrates Made No Writings, and is Known Chiefly through The Accounts of Classical Writers Writing after his Lifetime, Particularly his Students Plato and Xenophon. Socrates Wanted to Establish an Ethical System that would Be Based on Human Reason rather than The Theological Doctrine of The Time. 

Following are The Best Socrates Quotes. We have Created a List of Top 50 Socrates Quotes on Success, Positive, Life, Inspirational, Motivational etc.

 

“There is only One Good, Knowledge, and One Evil, Ignorance.”  

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“The only True Wisdom is in Knowing You Know Nothing.”  

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“The Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living.”  

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“Beware The Barrenness of a Busy Life.”  

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“Death may Be The Greatest of all Human Blessings.”    

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“Wonder is The Beginning of Wisdom.”  

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“Education is The Kindling of a Flame, Not The Filling of a Vessel.”    

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“It is Not Living that Matters, but Living Rightly.”  

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“The End of Life is to Be Like God, and The Soul Following God will Be Like Him.”  

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“I Cannot Teach anybody anything. I can only Make them Think.”  

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“Once Made Equal to Man, Woman Becomes his Superior.”  

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“The Secret of Happiness, You See, is Not Found in Seeking More, but in Developing The Capacity to Enjoy Less.” 

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“He is Richest who is Content with The Least, for Content is The Wealth of Nature.”  

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“The Secret of Change is to Focus all of Your Energy Not on Fighting The Old, but on Building The New.”  

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“Be Kind, for Everyone You Meet is Fighting a Hard Battle.”  

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“To Know, is to Know that You Know Nothing. That is The Meaning of True Knowledge.”  

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“A Multitude of Books Distracts The Mind.”  

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“To Find Yourself, Think for Yourself.”  

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“I Know that I am Intelligent, Because I Know that I Know Nothing.”  

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“Fame is The Perfume of Heroic Deeds.”  

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“From The Deepest Desires often Come The Deadliest Hate.”  

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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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“True Wisdom Comes to Each of Us when We Realize how Little We Understand about Life, Ourselves, and The World around Us.”  

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“Strong Minds Discuss Ideas, Average Minds Discuss Events, Weak Minds Discuss People.”  

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“He who is Not Contented with what He has, would Not Be Contented with what He would Like to have.”  

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“Those who are Hardest to Love Need it The Most.”    

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“Contentment is Natural Wealth, Luxury is Artificial Poverty.”  

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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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“Employ Your Time in Improving Yourself by Other Men’s Writings, so that You shall Gain Easily what Others have Labored Hard for.”   

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“Happiness is Unrepentant Pleasure.”  

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“Be Slow to Fall into Friendship, but when You are in, Continue Firm and Constant.”  

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“Get Not Your Friends by Bare Compliments, but by Giving them Sensible Tokens of Your Love.”  

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“Falling Down is Not a Failure. Failure Comes when You Stay where You have Fallen.”  

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“I only Wish that Ordinary People had an Unlimited Capacity for Doing Harm; then They might have an Unlimited Power for Doing Good.” 

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“No Man has The Right to Be an Amateur in The Matter of Physical Training. It is a Shame for a Man to Grow Old Without Seeing The Beauty and Strength of which his Body is Capable.”  

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“Life Contains but Two Tragedies. One is Not to Get Your Heart’s Desire; The Other is to Get it.”  

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“Smart People Learn from Everything and Everyone. Average People from their Experiences. Stupid People already have all The Answers.”  

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“An Honest Man is always a Child.”  

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“There is No Possession More Valuable than a Good and Faithful Friend.”  

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“The Hottest Love has The Coldest End.”  

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“When The Debate is Lost, Slander Becomes The Tool of The Loser.”  

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“In Childhood Be Modest, in Youth Temperate, in Adulthood just, and in Old Age Prudent.”  

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“Life is Full of Questions. Idiots are Full of Answers.”  

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“Think Not those Faithful who Praise all Thy Words and Actions; but those who Kindly Reprove Thy Faults.”  

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“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.” 

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“No Citizen has a Right to Be an Amateur in The Matter of Physical Training what a Disgrace it is for a Man to Grow Old Without ever Seeing The Beauty and Strength of which his Body is Capable.”  

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“Every Action has its Pleasures and its Prices.”  

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“Remember, No Human Condition is Ever Permanent.”  

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“He is a Man of Courage who does Not Run away, but Remains at his Post and Fights against The Enemy.”

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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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