Quotes by Socrates

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Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. And that is a good thing for any man
L'ignoranza è l'origine di tutti i mali.
The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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