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"All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine." Socrates
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"Enjoy yourself -- it's later than you think." Socrates
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"Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty." Socrates
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"I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." Socrates
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"The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be." Socrates
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"No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet everyone thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades, that of government." Socrates
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"I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world." Socrates
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"See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all." Socrates
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"If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it." Socrates
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"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have." Socrates
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"No man undertakes a trade he has not learned, even the meanest; yet every one thinks himself sufficiently qualified for the hardest of all trades- that of government" Socrates
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"Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune." Socrates
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"I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing." Socrates
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"Envy is the ulcer of the soul" Socrates
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Envy   

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"False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil." Socrates
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"We are in fact convinced that if we are ever to have pure knowledge of anything, we must get rid of the body and contemplate things by themselves with the soul by itself. It seems, to judge from the argument, that the wisdom which we desire and upon which we profess to have set our hearts will be attainable only when we are dead and not in our lifetime." Socrates
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"I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance." Socrates
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"Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions, but those who kindly reprove thy faults." Socrates
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"There is only one good -- knowledge; and only one evil -- ignorance." Socrates
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"Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds." Socrates
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"I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average wrestler." Socrates
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