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  • #1
    Socrates
    “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”
    Socrates

  • #2
    Socrates
    “If you don't get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don't want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can't hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.”
    Socrates

  • #3
    Socrates
    “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.”
    Socrates

  • #4
    Socrates
    “When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.”
    Socrates

  • #5
    Socrates
    “Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.”
    Socrates

  • #6
    Socrates
    “I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world."

    [As quoted in Plutarch's Of Banishment]”
    Socrates

  • #7
    Socrates
    “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”
    Socrates

  • #8
    Socrates
    “Be of good cheer about death, and know this of a truth, that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.”
    Socrates
    tags: death

  • #9
    Plato
    “Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
    Plato



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