I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry but a kind of instinct or inspiration such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

The unexamined life is not worth living.

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in continue firm and constant.

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in continue firm and constant.

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

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.

An honest man is always a child.

An honest man is always a child.

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