Wisest Man of Greece

So the Delphic oracle pronounced Socrates to be, and Socrates modestly made answer, “ 'Tis because I alone of all the Greeks know that I know nothing.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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