Quotes by Socrates

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.

Envy is the ulcer of the soul.

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.

Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods.

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.

Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.