Citações de Sócrates
Sócrates (469 A.C. - 399 A.C.)
“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
“Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
“Wisdom begins in wonder.”
“False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
“A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
“Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.
“Be as you wish to seem.”
“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
“The unexamined life is not worth living.
“The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
“There is only one good, knowledge; and one evil, ignorance.”
“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.”
“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world."
“He who is not contented with what he has, would not bet contented with what he would like to have.”