38 thoughts on “Word of advice

  1. Mordanicus says:

    It’s a great and timeless quote


  2. Yes, my mother mentioned labor pains —


  3. fabryhistory says:

    My hero, Socrates!


  4. paarsurrey says:

    @ makagutu

    Xenophon might have mad a mistake to quote correctly from Socrates; there are many things that come to us freely.

    I think a Skeptic could point out many things, with a little thought.

    The whole Universe/s has come to us freely; what pain and labor we did for that?


  5. tildeb says:

    Was he talking about slaves?


  6. aguywithoutboxers says:

    Nothing worth having is free. For example, the common cold or the flu. They’re free, yet none of us ever want them! 🙂


  7. Ron says:

    The best things in life are free
    But you can keep them for the birds and bees
    Now give me money
    That’s what I want

    ~The Beatles, Money (That’s what I want)


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