Leadership with Socrates



Socrates (470 BC – 399 BC) was from Greece is one of the most renowned philosophers of all time.

Here are some great quotes about leadership and there is a lot of real Gems if your willing to look and grow as a leader or should I say a TRUE leader.

Leadership Examples from Socrates:

  • “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”
  • “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
  • “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”
  • “Every action has its pleasures and its price.”
  • “Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers.”
  • “The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.”
  • “Beware of the barrenness of a busy life.”
  • “Understanding a question is half an answer.”
  • “Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.”
  • “To move the world we must move ourselves.”
  • “Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.”

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