Quotes by Socrates

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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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 marriage  

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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
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Are you not ashamed of heaping up the greatest amount of money and honour and reputation, and caring so little about wisdom and truth and the greatest improvement of the soul?
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 integrity  

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I am not an Athenian or a Greek, I am a citizen of the world.
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 patriotism  perspective  

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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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I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other good of man, public as well as private. This is my teaching, and if this is the doctrine which corrupts the youth, I am a mischievous person.
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Wisdom begins in wonder.
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