Updated: August 7, 2017 Home » Tumblr Quotes on Love & Life Socrates [ Wikipedia ] was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy. Socrates left no writings of his own, thus our awareness of his teachings comes primarily from a few ancient authors who referred to him in their own works, therefore beware of misquotes.
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40 Famous Philosophical Quotes by Plato on Love, Politics, Knowledge and Power The unexamined life is not worth living. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge. An honest man is always a child. True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. Beware the barrenness of a busy life. Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live. Wisdom begins in wonder. He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. It is not living that matters, but living rightly. I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. Those who are hardest to love, need it the most. The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people. To find yourself, think for yourself. There is no greater evil one can suffer than to hate reasonable discourse.