Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito and Aristophanes' Clouds Quotes

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"So tell me now, before Zeus, what you just now strongly affirmed that you know plainly: what sort of things do you say the pious and the impious are, concerning murder and concerning other things?" (46)

"Is the pious loved by the gods because it is pious, or is it pious because it is loved?" (52)

"Not because [the thing loved] is sometimes loved, is it loved by those by whom it is loved, but because it is loved, it is something loved." (53)

"And in particular [Chaerephon] once even went to Delphi and dared to consult the oracle about this ... and he asked whether there was anyone wiser than I. The Pythia replied that no one was wiser." (69)

"I, men of Athens, salute you and love you, but I will obey the god rather than you; and as long as I breathe and am able to, I will certainly not...

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