When asked by a young man if he should seek to marry, Socrates answered him:
“By all means marry: if you get a good wife, you will be happy; if you get a bad one, you will become a philosopher.”
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I understand that Charlton Heston is a famous actor, even though I don’t think I’ve seen any of his movies. Yet, despite his credentials as an actor, I found this speech of his refreshing and moving:
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The Oracle of Delphi called Socrates 'the wisest man' because he said:
"I know I know nothing!"
Of course, he only knew this because his wife, Xanthippe, told him so.
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