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Socrates

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Biography - Socrates:

*Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -469 - Died: -399
Period:
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
Socrates




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Quotes about philosophy:


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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
René Descartes - Principles of Philosophy
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Quotes about death:


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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”
Mark Twain
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Socrates also said...


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All I know is that I know nothing.”
Socrates
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Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”
Socrates
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He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.”
Socrates
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The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.”
Socrates
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Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.”
Socrates
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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.”
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