That is the secret to success. When you want success as badly as you wanted the air, then you will get it.
Other Socrates quotes:
Do it because it's in your heart. Not because you want something in return. Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
Understanding a question is half an answer.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The years wrinkle our skin, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles our soul.
Knowing thyself is the height of wisdom.
Life without enquiry is not worth living.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
It is better to suffer an injustice than to commit one.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
If you want to be wrong then follow the masses.