Socrates

   

“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have laboured hard for.”

– Socrates –

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”

– Socrates –

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”

– Socrates –

“To find yourself, think for yourself.”

– Socrates –

“He who is not contented with what he has, will not be contented with what he would like to have”

– Socrates –

“Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.”

– Socrates –

“Let him who would move the world first move himself.”

– Socrates –

“Every action has its pleasures and its price.”

– Socrates –

“Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.”

– Socrates –

“Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.”

– Socrates –

“If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can tame all.”

– Socrates –

“If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be content to take their own and depart.”

– Socrates –

“A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.”

– Socrates –

 

“The key to performance in a world of complexity is knowing how to simplify.”

– Unknown –

 

“I don’t think a self is something that can be defined but can only be revealed. Our self is who we are, what we say, what we do. Our self is a perspective, an approach, a disposition, not a thing. It is a work in progress.”

– Ricki a poet –

 


Service to others is one of the major keys to succeeding. Those who focus on serving others to the best of their abilities live a life of greatness. Benefiting humanity and making a difference brings immense fulfilment.

 

“As we lose ourselves in the service of others we discover our own lives and our own happiness.”

– Dieter F. Uchtdorf –

“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.”

– Howard Zinn –

“Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.”

– Og Mandino –

“When service is given, payment is due.”

– “Wise Proverb” –

 “Leadership is service, not position.”

– Tim Fargo –

“Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.”

– H. Jackson Brown Jr –

“He profits most who serves best.”

– Arthur F. Sheldon –

“If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path.”

– Buddha –

“Excessive pains and pleasures are justly to be regarded as the greatest disease to which the soul is liable.  For a man who is in great joy or in great pain, in his unreasonable eagerness to attain the one and avoid the other, is not able to see or hear anything right; he is mad, and is at the time utterly incapable of any participation in reason”

– Plato –

– Kaufman –