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By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. – Socrates.


I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. – Aristotle.


My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. – Socrates.


Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death. – Socrates.


Philosophy is the highest music. - Plato.


Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular. – Aristotle.


There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands. - Plato.


Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder. - Plato.



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