10 Quotes From Ancient Greek Philosophers That Will Influence Your View On Life

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Inspirational quotes from successful business people, athletes or even Hollywood stars are often shared. However, the quotations you will read shortly date back to 2500 years ago.
Greek philosophers bequeathed to us important lessons about how to live and be successful in our work.
Here are 10 words from Ancient Greek philosophers that you should think about after learning and will affect your perspective on life:

Don’t give up on your truth just because your own truth is wrong for others. – Epicurus

Anyone can get angry, this is the easiest. The important thing is to get angry with the right person at the right time, at the right intensity and in the right way. This is not an easy thing that anyone can do. –Aristotle

Being silent when you know is as bad as saying it when you don’t know. – Plato

What you leave behind is not what is written on stone monuments, but what you touch in the lives of others – Pericles

All I know is that I know nothing. –Socrates

Quality is a habit, not an action. –Aristotle

You can even benefit from bad speech if you learn to listen. – Plutarch

Be rich, but for success. Don’t be badly rich. –Thales

Those who care too much about the little things are the ones who can’t do much. -Plato

The only thing that does not change is change itself. -Heraclitus

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