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A multitude of books distracts the mind.
Books - Reading
Socrates

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An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
Education
Socrates

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An unexamined life is not worth living.
Life and Living
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Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Friends and Friendship
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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Beauty
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Call no man unhappy until he is married.
Happiness
Socrates

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Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
Contentment
Socrates

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Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
Famous Last Words
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Death and Dying
Socrates

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Enjoy yourself -- it's later than you think.
Enjoyment
Socrates

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False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Dishonesty
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Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds.
Fame
Socrates

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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
Hatred
Socrates

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Give me beauty in the inward soul; may the outward and the inward man be at one.
Control
Socrates

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Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.
Happiness
Socrates

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He is rich who is content with the least; for contentment is the wealth of nature.
Contentment
Socrates

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He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Riches
Socrates

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How many are the things I can do without!
Possessions
Socrates

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I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Humankind
Socrates

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I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
Teachers and Teaching
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I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.
Love
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I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Politicians and Politics
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If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
Riches
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In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
Life and Living
Socrates

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Know thyself.
Self-knowledge
Socrates

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun