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Quote of Socrates - True wisdom comes to each of...


Biography - Socrates:

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

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.




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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes

Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





Wisdom leads us back to childhood.





This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.





The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.











Quotes

Socrates also said...


All I know is that I know nothing.





Beware the barrenness of a busy life.





He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.





The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.





Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.





Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.












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