Socrates Quote

I set to do you—each one of you, individually and in private—what I hold to be the greatest possible service. I tried to persuade each one of you to concern himself less with what he has than with what he is, so as to render himself as excellent and rational as possible.


36c6, as cited in Pierre Hadot, Philosophy as a Way of Life (1995), p. 90 - Plato - Apology

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