Chirpstory will close the service later this year. At the end of September, you will not be able to post stories or comments.
Enable Editing

Wisdom of the Greeks

Advice for daily life from the fathers of Western civilization. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2KzymrmNa0&feature=related
0

Read these ancient quotes, and ask yourself: what is wisdom?

Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, & that is that I know nothing. -Socrates

09/12/2010 05:14:36 WIB
Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate. -Socrates

09/12/2010 02:44:23 WIB
Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant. -Socrates

01/12/2010 05:06:15 WIB
Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

Let him that would move the world first move himself. -Socrates

08/12/2010 06:35:55 WIB
Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice. -Socrates

26/11/2010 14:49:12 WIB
Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

It is not living that matters, but living rightly. -Socrates

26/11/2010 11:40:04 WIB
Sports Motivation @Sports_HQ

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. -Socrates

05/12/2010 05:28:26 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: Lovers praise you in a wrong way; because they are afraid of offending you, and their judgment is weakened by passion (#Phaedrus)

08/12/2010 16:54:36 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: Wisdom might be the most beautiful of all things and ignorance the most disgraceful of all things (#HippiasMajor)

07/12/2010 04:44:42 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: The creation of health is the institution of a natural order and government of one by another in the parts of the body (#Republic)

27/11/2010 00:40:42 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: I will not throw away my span of life to no purpose in searching after the impossible (#Protagoras)

03/12/2010 05:00:55 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: I am not certain whether there is a science of science at all... or if there is, whether it would do us any good (#Charmides)

03/12/2010 18:05:20 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: Of all questions, those respecting good and evil are the greatest (#Republic)

20/11/2010 07:05:07 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: Those escape the smoke which is the slavery of freemen, might easily fall into the fire which is the tyranny of slaves (#Republic)

17/11/2010 03:46:01 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: The acquisition of gold and silver is no more a virtue than the non - acquisition and want of them (#Meno)

29/10/2010 00:00:39 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: The love of the noble disposition is life-long, for it becomes one with the everlasting (#Symposium)

22/10/2010 03:48:11 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: I must be absolved from promises made in ignorance, for these were promises of the lips and not of the mind (#Symposium)

12/07/2010 19:54:28 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

No man of intelligence will venture to express his philosophical views in language, especially in language that is unchangeable (#7thLetter)

28/06/2010 19:45:11 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: Appearance is a deceiving art which makes us wander up and down and take at one time of which we repent at another (#Protagoras)

16/11/2010 04:57:18 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: A thing is not seen because it is visible, but conversely, visible because it is seen (#Euthyphro)

10/09/2010 15:22:35 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: None of the ancients ever thought fit to exact money as payment for his wisdom (#HippiasMajor)

29/07/2010 16:08:12 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: In all of us, even in good men, there is a lawless wild-beast nature, which peers out in sleep (#Republic9)

04/03/2010 14:57:07 WIB
Daily Plato @DailyPlato

Socrates: The ancients concealed their wisdom from the many in poetical figures (#Theaetetus)

09/08/2010 15:51:44 WIB
Load Remaining (38)

Comment

No comments yet. Write yours!