Socrates: Quotes & Facts

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This book is an anthology of 145 quotes from Socrates and 51 selected by Blago Kirov facts about Socrates. Plato, Xenophon, and Aristotle are the main sources for the historical Socrates. His wife, Xanthippe, bore for him three sons, Lamprocles, Sophroniscus and Menexenus. Some sources say that Xanthippe, his wife, might have been as much as forty years younger than Socrates. Socrates claims to have been deeply influenced by two women besides his mother: he says that Diotima, a witch and priestess from Mantinea, taught him all he knows about Eros, or love; and that Aspasia, the mistress of Pericles, taught him the art of rhetoric. Socrates is known to have been fairly short and generally unattractive. “My advice to you is getting married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.” “Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.” “One should eat to live; not live to eat.” “To be is to do.”... More > “All I know is that I know nothing.”< Less
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May 13, 2014
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