GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Varying Hare
Books
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
Subanagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


SOCRATES
Greek philosopher
(c. 470 BC - 399 BC)
 << Prev Page    Displaying page 2 of 3    Next Page >> 

I know nothing except of my ignorance.
      - [Ignorance]

I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.
      - [Beauty]

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
      - [Politicians]

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
      - [Wealth]

If thou continuest to take delight in idle argumentation, thou mayest be qualified to combat with the sophists, but never know how to love with men.
      - [Argument]

Knowledge is our ultimate good.
      - [Knowledge]

Listen not to a tale-bearer or slanderer, for he tells thee nothing out of good-will; but as he discovereth of the secrets of others, so he will of thine in turn.
      - [Slander]

Malice drinketh up the greater part of its own poison.
      - [Malice]

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
      - [Marriage]

My belief is to have no wants; it is divine.
      - [Want]

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.
      - [Government]

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
      - [Life]

O beloved Pan, and all ye other gods of this place, grant me to become beautiful in the inner man.
      - in Plato's "Phaedrus", end [Beauty]

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
      - [Superiority]

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
      - [Prayer]

Philosophy begins with wonder.
      - [Philosophy]

Slanderers do not hurt me, because they do not hit me.
      - [Slander]

Such as thy words are, such will thy affections be esteemed; and such will thy deeds be as thy affections and such thy life as thy deeds.
      - [Words]

The best seasoning for food in hunger; for drink, thirst.
      - according to Cicero [Appetite]

The end of life is to be like unto God; and the soul following God, will be like unto Him; He being the beginning, middle, and end of all things.
      - [Life]

The fear of death is indeed the pretense of wisdom, and not real wisdom, being a pretense of knowing the unknown . . . and no one knows whether death which men in their fear apprehend to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. . . .
      - [Death]

The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods.
      - [Want]

The greatest flood has the soonest ebb; the sorest tempest the most sudden calm; the hottest love the coldest end; and from the deepest desire oftentimes ensues the deadliest hate.
      - [Extremes]

The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.
      - [Glory]

The soul is cured of its maladies by certain incantations; these incantations are beautiful reasons, from which temperance is generated in souls.
      - [Reason]


Displaying page 2 of 3 for this author:   << Prev  Next >>  1 [2] 3

 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2013 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2013 March 16
Click > HERE < to report errors

Buy a good book from
Varying Hare Books