One of the minor annoyances of the internet is the proliferation of misquotations, often presented in pretentiously designed panels. There are Twitter accounts dedicated to churning these out, with thousands of followers and hundreds of retweets for each quote.
I usually manage to ignore these, but sometimes it's difficult to resist the urge to correct them. Last week, I found myself arguing with one of these stupid bots.
Socrates used the phrase "Know thyself" before Aristotle, but he did not invent it either. It is inscribed on the frontispiece of the Temple of Delphi.https://t.co/rkIr2NEcyQ— Richard Veryard (@richardveryard) September 7, 2021