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10 Inspiring Quotes from one of the Smartest Person Ever Lived
Here are some amazing quotes by a Greek philosopher and one of the great classic writers that I’ve ever known – Socrates. Check out a very interesting short story about Socrates teachings.
His writings were inspiring and he words can make every mind think about humanity and the purpose of one’s existence.
Here are some of the top quotes from the great man Socrates himself.
Socrates Quotes on Knowledge
“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
“If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.”
“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.”
“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.”
“understanding a question is half an answer”
“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us”
Socrates Quotes on Love
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not fighting the old, but on building the new.
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.
Those who are hardest to love need it the most.
Know more about Socrates, watch the video below.
More about Socrates.
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