15 Deep Philosophy Quotes From "Socrates"

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1. “Strong minds discuss ideas,
average minds discuss events,
weak minds discuss people.”

- Socrates
2. "Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom."

- Socrates
3. “The mind is everything; what you think you become”

- Socrates
4. "By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy;

if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."

- Socrates
5. "To find yourself, think for yourself."

- Socrates
6. "Do not grieve over someone who changes all of the sudden.

It might be that he has given up acting and returned to his true self."

- Socrates
7. "If you want to be wrong then follow the masses."

- Socrates
8. "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is a habit."

- Socrates
9. “Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.”

- Socrates
10. “Be nicer than necessary to everyone you meet. Everyone is fighting some kind of battle.”

- Socrates
11. "He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have."

- Socrates
12. "When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser."

- Socrates
13. “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”

- Socrates
14. "The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing."

- Socrates

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