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Xenophon, Memorabilia (ed. E. C. Marchant), Book 1, chapter 3 (search)
In order to support my opinion that he benefited his companions, alike by actions that revealed his own character and by his conversation, I will set down what I recollect of these.First, then, for his attitude towards religion; his deeds and words were clearly in harmony with the answer given by the Priestess at Delphi to such questions as “What is my duty about sacrifice?” or about “cult of ancestors.” For the answer of the Priestess is, “Follow the custom of the State: that is the way to act piously.” And so Socrates acted himself and counselled others to act. To take any other course he considered presumption and folly. And again, when he prayed he asked simply for good gifts,Cyropaedia I. vi. 5. “for the gods know best what things are good.” To pray for gold or silver or sovereignty or any other such thing, was just like praying for a gamble or a fight or anything of which the result is obviously uncertain. Though his sacrifices were humble, according to his means, he tho
Xenophon, Memorabilia (ed. E. C. Marchant), Book 4, chapter 2 (search)
escape being slaves.”“Upon my word, Socrates, I did feel confident that I was a student of a philosophy that would provide me with the best education in all things needful to one who would be a gentleman. But you can imagine my dismay when I realise that in spite of all my pains I am even incapable of answering a question about things that one is bound to know, and yet find no other way that will lead to my improvement.”Hereupon Socrates exclaimed: “Tell me, Euthydemus, have you ever been to Delphi?”“Yes, certainly; twice.”“Then did you notice somewhere on the temple the inscription ‘Know thyself'?”“I did.”“And did you pay no heed to the inscription, or did you attend to it and try to consider who you were?”“Indeed I did not; because I felt sure that I knew that already; for I could hardly know anything else if I did not even know myself.” “And what do you suppose a man must know to know himself, his own name merely? Or must he consider what sort of a creatur