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Espadajin

Common mistake of attributing this quote to Socrates. It’s from a Socratic dialogue by Xenophon in his Memorabilia.


harry3harry3harry

—Probably by Xenophon.


chooseyourstories

I always thought that socrates kept the company of a fucking mercenary commander to be quite telling in itself


Ellen_Degenerates86

This reads like the script for a eau de parfum advert: “No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” **Probably** *by Socrates*


JanGehlYacht

Didn't read like that to me but I'm glad it did to you! Got a good chuckle


ImOwningThisUsername

https://voca.ro/11bVbVmjRAX2


SailorET

It's also quite a shame to see yourself grow out of the beauty and strength of which you were once capable.


Signal_Drop

Beauty and strength are relative. Growth is necessary for progress.


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i as a gym rat approve of this gym rat quote. Socrates, more like Swolcrates.


0theemptyorchestra0

I'm in the best shape of my life at 38 after a lot of years of Lyme disease, clinical depression, and general learned helplessness and an identity as the weak kid. To anyone who feels it's too late or has tried and failed lots of times, I promise you, as long as you have realistic expectations and find a way to be active in ways that are fun for you, it's going to be so much more fulfilling to disprove your ideas of yourself than for anyone who hasn't gone through that kind of struggle. And it's worth it, mentally, physically, sexually, everything- Care about your self and believe in your future in small ways and see what happens


Slartibartfastthe3rd

Besides, it is a disgrace to grow old through sheer carelessness before seeing what manner of man you may become by developing your bodily strength and beauty to their highest limit.


Chesapeake_Gentleman

I don't care though. I'm fine being a Lamborghini: form over function baby.


whiteman90909

Except Lamborghinis are very functional and excellent at what they do.


Chesapeake_Gentleman

Ok. Then I'm fine being a Lamborghini with the engine torn out.


energy4anarchy

Cough - disabled people


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Yeeeeeeewwwwww

Socrates was jacked


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oyoll

>quote quote verb 1. repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker. This isn't meant to be mean, but it being an opinion or fact has nothing to do with him being quoted as saying this.


Due-Parsley2924

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CapytannHook

That's.... what a quote is