Socrates

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Socrates (c. 469 BC – 399 BC) was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon, and the plays of his contemporary Aristophanes. Many would claim that Pl ...
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11 November 2014
Every pleasure or pain has a sort of rivet with which it fastens the soul to the body and pins it down and makes it corporeal, accepting as true whatever the body certifies.
11 November 2014
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
11 November 2014
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
Our purpose in founding the city was not to make any one class in it surpassingly happy, but to make the city as a whole as happy as possible.

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Yo momaaaaaa 15 May 2018
Stuff is stuff deal with it or you will never learnnnn
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Katherine Hunter 05 January 2013
Although thy pen was silent, mute, A sea of knowledge dire In thee the world of yore had seized Thy voice was Spirit's fire All wealth and ease of the world sublime Thy deeds were apt to disdain Therefore thy spouse, Xantippe Was tortured by a ceaseless pain. Many a foe of giant cloud Against thy knowledge stood. But gloom saw its doom in thee, With thee thy high manhood.
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