Socrates’s Most Inspirational Quotes
A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Socrates, this article we look at Socrates’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Socrates.
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.Socrates
There is no possession more valuable than a good and faithful friend.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
He is the richest who is content with the least.Socrates
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.Socrates
A system of morality that is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception that has nothing sound in it and nothing true.Socrates
Contentment is natural wealth.Socrates
Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.Socrates
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.Socrates
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.Socrates
I have not sought during my life to amass wealth and to adorn my body, but I have sought to adorn my soul with the jewels of wisdom, patience, and above all with a love of liberty.Socrates
All wars are fought for the acquisition of wealthSocrates
Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.Socrates
I know what I do not know.Socrates
Why do you wonder that globetrotting does not help you, seeing that you always take yourself with you? The reason that set you wandering is ever at your heels.Socrates
Knowledge is our ultimate good.Socrates
How can you wonder your travels do you no good, when you carry yourself around with you?Socrates
The rest of the world lives to eat, while I eat to live.Socrates
No man has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical trainingSocrates
A man can no more make a safe use of wealth without reason than he can of a horse without a bridle.Socrates
Do not go through life like leaf blown from here to there believing whatever you are told.Socrates
wealth does not bring goodness, but goodness brings wealth and every other blessing, both to the individual and to the stateSocrates
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