Cool & Famous Quotes - Popular Quotes by Socrates

Cool & famous Quotes by : Socrates

11 Quotes and sayings

The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.

Socrates

I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think

Socrates

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

Socrates

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.

Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

Socrates

If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman.

Socrates

The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.

Socrates

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Socrates

The greatest blessing granted to mankind come by way of madness, which is a divine gift.

Socrates

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.

Socrates

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

Socrates

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