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  • Imitate Jesus and Socrates.
  • While I was intent on improving my language, I met with an English grammar (I think it was Greenwood’s), at the end of which there were two little sketches of the arts of rhetoric and logic, the latter finishing with a specimen of a dispute in the Socratic method; and soon after I procur’d Xenophon’s Memorable Things of Socrates, wherein there are many instances of the same method.

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  • In his Dialogues, Plato quotes Socrates as saying, "The unexamined life is not worth living."
  • In another 2,400 ears, even Socrates, the most well-known genius of that century, might he forgotten.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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