Today's Generation - Socrates

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The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.

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weesin 1 year ago
Correction: Socrates died around 1600 years earlier
weesin 1 year ago
This quote contains the word "dainties". Socrates died a good 1200 years before the first recorded instance of the use of the word "dainties" so this is definitely not a quote from Socrates
betty_d 1 year ago
This isn't Socrates. It's from 1907 by Kenneth John freeman.
ikasu 2 years, 2 months ago
nothing new under the sun
user809700 3 years ago
this real Mr. Socrates quote by Plato? damn

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