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Socrates

BC 469-BC 399. Greek philosopher of Athens

Books by Socrates

Call no man unhappy until he is married.

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The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms.

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An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all

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No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government.

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Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions, but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

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The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.

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Enjoy yourself -- it's later than you think.

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Let him that would move the world, first move himself.

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Nothing is to be preferred before justice.

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The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.

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