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Quote of Socrates - All I know is that I...


Biography - Socrates:

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

All I know is that I know nothing.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Ich weiß, dass ich nichts weiß.

French
Tout ce que je sais, c'est que je ne sais rien.




See also 

See also...



Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

The weakness of human reason appears more evidently in those who know it not, than in those who know it.




Quotes for: to know


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Quotes for: to know


Know or listen to those who know.





We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.





Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.






The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Without the art of living knowledge nought avails.





I know that I know nothing.
  











Quotes

Socrates also said...


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.





Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.












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