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Wisdom of the Greeks

Advice for daily life from the fathers of Western civilization.

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

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

09/12/2010 02:44:23 WIB
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Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant. -Socrates

01/12/2010 05:06:15 WIB
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Let him that would move the world first move himself. -Socrates

08/12/2010 06:35:55 WIB
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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
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It is not living that matters, but living rightly. -Socrates

26/11/2010 11:40:04 WIB
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Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. -Socrates

05/12/2010 05:28:26 WIB
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Socrates: Of all questions, those respecting good and evil are the greatest (#Republic)

20/11/2010 07:05:07 WIB
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Socrates: None of the ancients ever thought fit to exact money as payment for his wisdom (#HippiasMajor)

29/07/2010 16:08:12 WIB
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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
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Socrates: The ancients concealed their wisdom from the many in poetical figures (#Theaetetus)

09/08/2010 15:51:44 WIB
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