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.”

Best Socrates Quotes

  • “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”
  • “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
  • “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”
  • “Know thyself.”
  • “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.

We updated our blog with some great collection of quotes. First and most important of them is our huge collection of some great quotes for life. The compilation of all these quotes took some huge amount of time and we guarantee it will be worth your time.

Apart from that, we have quotes about chasing dreams. Here is a sample quote taken from the collection of as many as 10 quotes.

  • Love what you do and do what you love. Don’t listen to anyone else who tells you not to do it. You do what you want, what you love. Imagination should be the center of your life.”

Our recent collection includes some good Paulo Coelho quotes. We included as many as 9 awesome quotes by the great man himself. And the quote below is the most liked one by our team.

  • “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

Last, but certainly not the least, we have a collection of some very rare quotes collection. Quotes that are important for every aspect of life, yet, hard to find.

We included some of the best quotes which are short listed by our team. So don’t forget to miss them out. And finally, here is our favorite.

  • Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Some great words from the Ex Indian President, a great scientist, visionary and an remarkable human being of our generation.

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