Socrates Unexamined Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 21 Quotes About Socrates Unexamined Life

#1. I started asking the big questions that I had asked in college, that my compatriots the Greek philosophers had asked, like 'what is a good life?' Socrates famously said that 'The unexamined life is not worth living.' I started asking these questions from the starting point of 'what is success?' - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#2. An unexamined life is a life of no account. - Author: Socrates
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#3. Socrates once said, "The unexamined life is not worth living." I would expand on his thought by suggesting, "The unexamined society is not worth living in. - Author: Eileen Workman
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#4. Socrates told us, "the unexamined life is not worth living." I think he's calling for curiosity, more than knowledge. In every human society at all times and at all levels, the curious are at the leading edge. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#5. What Socrates called the "unexamined life" that is "not worth living" now seems to be the life more people have slipped into than ever before. - Author: Os Guinness
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#6. As Socrates I believe said the unexamined life is not worth living. I believe that's true. I do believe that. - Author: Joy Behar
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#7. Because people don't have wings... We look for ways to fly. - Author: Haruichi Furudate
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#8. And when I picture his mind, I hear my name as a shy crystal ping that occurs once, maybe twice, a day and quickly subsides. I just wish he thought about me as much as I do him. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#9. Socrates said the unexamined life is not worth living. But the over-examined life makes you wish you were dead. Given the alternative, I'd rather be living. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#10. I was kind of a loser at ballet school. It's all rich kids, and I was not a wealthy kid. I didn't have the Chanel butterfly clip everyone else did. - Author: Sarah Hay
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#11. What do you think Socrates meant when he said, "The unexamined life is not worth living"? Third, - Author: Karen Armstrong
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#12. In a speech, the columnist Charles Krauthammer ... offered a new version of Socrates' famous saying, "The unexamined life is not worth living." In our age of bottomless self-love and obsession with our own feelings, Krauthammer suggested, "The too-examined life is not worth living either. - Author: John Leo
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#13. While most would agree with Socrates that, "the unexamined life is not worth living," a lesser-known quote by Sheldon Kopp might be more important here: "The unlived life is not worth examining. - Author: Meg Jay
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#14. Socrates had it wrong; it is not the unexamined but finally the uncommitted life that is not worth living. - Author: William Sloane Coffin
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#15. I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten. - Author: A.A. Milne
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#16. I think there's just too much greed in the world today [and] that's why we have problems. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#17. The unexamined life, said Socrates, is unfit to be lived by man. This is the virtue of liberty, and the ground on which we may justify our belief in it, that it tolerates error in order to serve truth. - Author: Walter Lippmann
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#18. The way to Everest is not a Yellow Brick Road. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#19. Plato says that the unexamined life is not worth living. But what if the examined life turns out to be a clunker as well? - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#20. William James said, "You cannot travel without until you have travelled within." Socrates said, "The unexamined life is not worth living." People who discover their sweet spot are people who take the inward journey and examine themselves. They make the choice to live until they die. - Author: Scott M. Fay
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#21. Socrates said that an unexamined life is not worth living. But you know, an over-examined life can be a real crap festival, too. - Author: Alex Bosworth
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