Socrates – Philosopher
Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought. Wikipedia
Died: 399 BC, Classical Athens
Children: Lamprocles, Menexenus, Sophroniscus
Parents: Sophroniscus, Phaenarete
Here are some of most popular Socrates Quotes :
An honest man is always a child.
honest: truthful, frank, candid, sincere
To find yourself, think for yourself.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Beware: be cautious and alert to risks or dangers
barrenness: (of land) too poor to produce much or any vegetation, 9of a tree or plant) not producing fruit or seed, (of a female animal) unable to bear young
An unexamined life is not worth living.
unexamined: not examined – examined: tested; checked out; inspected; researched
worth: value, price, cost; valuation, quotation, estimate, importance, eligible; advantageous; valued at -; having a value of -; worthwhile to -; suited for -; whose assets are valued at –
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
ignorance: unawareness, lack of knowledge, illiteracy, lack of education; state of being uninformed
From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
When the debate is over, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
By all means marry: if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.