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Quote of Socrates - The way to gain a good...

Biography - Socrates:

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

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

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Quotes for: reputation

Many fear their reputation, few their conscience.

Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.

My reputation grows with every failure.

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.


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.

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.

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

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