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date: 21 January 2019

Socrates 469–399 bc
Greek philosopher 

  1. How many things I can do without!
    on looking at a multitude of goods exposed for sale
    Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Philosophers bk. 2, ch. 25
  2. I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
    Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Philosophers bk. 2, sect. 32
  3. The rest of the world lives to eat, while I eat to live.
    Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Philosophers bk. 2, sect. 34
  4. To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know.
    Plato Apology 29a
  5. Virtue does not come from money, but from virtue comes money and all other good things to man, both to the individual and to the state.
    Plato Apology 30b
  6. The unexamined life is not worth living.
    Plato Apology 38a
  7. Not life, but a good life, is to be chiefly valued.
    Plato Crito 48b
  8. It is never right to do wrong or to requite wrong with wrong, or when we suffer evil to defend ourselves by doing evil in return.
    Plato Crito 49d
  9. It is perfectly certain that the soul is immortal and imperishable, and our souls will actually exist in another world.
    Plato Phaedo 107a
  10. But, my dearest Agathon, it is truth which you cannot contradict; you can without any difficulty contradict Socrates.
    Plato Symposium 201d
  11. I am not Athenian or Greek but a citizen of the world.
    Plutarch Moralia bk. 7 ‘On Exile’
  12. Crito, we owe a cock to Aesculapius; please pay it and don't forget it.
    last words; Plato Phaedo 118