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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

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.




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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.




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I know that I know nothing.
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