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Socrates

Quote of Socrates - Ordinary people seem not to realize...


Biography - Socrates:

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

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.




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Quotes for: philosophy


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Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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Quotes for: death


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Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
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All I know is that I know nothing.
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Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
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He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
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The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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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.
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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
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