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Results of search for Author: Socrates - Page 1 of 6
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Results from Michael Moncur's (Cynical) Quotations:

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)

Results from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations:

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
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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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC), quoted by Plato, 'The Death of Socrates'
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)

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If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.
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Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC), from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
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