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Socrates
(470?BC-399?BC) born on
Jan 05
Greek philosopher. He viewed philosophy as a necessary pursuit of all intelligent men; Teacher of Plato.
         
   
F
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.

R
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
A
Pay attention to the young, and make them just as good as possible.
N
How many things I can do without!
K
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: quoted in Plato, 'Euthyphro'
N: In "Lives of the Eminent Philosophers," by Diogenes Laertius.
K: Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus, sct. 262.
   


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