Diogenes Quotes

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Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: No man is hurt but by himself No man is hurt but by himself Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: Blushing is the color of virtue. Blushing is the color of virtue. Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Charles Caleb Colton: True contentment depends not upon what we have; True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander. — Charles Caleb Colton
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Stand a little less between me and the Stand a little less between me and the sun. Diogenes and I. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Even if I am but a pretender to Even if I am but a pretender to wisdom, that in itself is philosophy. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: I threw my cup away when I saw I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Man is the most intelligent of animals and Man is the most intelligent of animals
and the most silly. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the kind, bark at the greedy and bite scoundrels. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: Poverty is a virtue which one can teach Poverty is a virtue which one can teach oneself. — Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: He lit a lamp in broad daylight and He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, I am looking for a human . — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Courage, my boy! that is the complexion of Courage, my boy! that is the complexion of virtue. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Step out of my sunlight. Step out of my sunlight. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Why not whip the teacher when the pupil Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves? — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: The only way to gall and fret effectively The only way to gall and fret effectively is for yourself to be a good and honest man. — Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: He was seized and dragged off to King He was seized and dragged off to King Philip, and being asked who he was, replied, A spy upon your insatiable greed . — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Aristotle dines when it seems good to King Aristotle dines when it seems good to King Philip, but Diogenes when he himself pleases. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: When the slave auctioneer asked in what he When the slave auctioneer asked in what he was proficient, he replied, In ruling people . — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: We come into the world alone and we We come into the world alone and we die alone. Why, in life, should we be any less alone? — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: To become self-educated you should condemn yourself for To become self-educated you should condemn yourself for all those things that you would criticize others. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: I am called a dog because I fawn I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: The tired ox treads with a firmer step The tired ox treads with a firmer step — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Chilo advised, "not to speak evil of the Chilo advised, "not to speak evil of the dead." — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Why not whip the teacher when the student Why not whip the teacher when the student misbehaves? — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: We have two ears and one tongue so We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: To the question what wine he found pleasant To the question what wine he found pleasant to drink, he replied, That for which other people pay. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Being asked where in Greece he saw good Being asked where in Greece he saw good men , he replied, 'Good men nowhere, but good boys at Sparta. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Luis E. Navia: When he saw the child of some prostitute When he saw the child of some prostitute throw stones at a crowd, Diogenes shouted to him, "Take care that you don't hit your father! — Luis E. Navia
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: When two friends part they should lock up When two friends part they should lock up each other's secrets and exchange keys. The truly noble mind has no resentments. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: If I lack awareness, then why should I If I lack awareness, then why should I care what happens to me when I am dead? — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Michel De Montaigne: Diogenes was asked what wine he liked best; Diogenes was asked what wine he liked best; and he answered as I would have done when he said, "Somebody else's". — Michel De Montaigne
Diogenes Quotes By Emmuska Orczy: Your conscience troubles you unnecessarily, and you see Your conscience troubles you unnecessarily, and you see a deliberate intention in every simple act. — Emmuska Orczy
Diogenes Quotes By Emmuska Orczy: Tis only in the future you can prove Tis only in the future you can prove your true worth. — Emmuska Orczy
Diogenes Quotes By Camilo Garzon: And then comes the realization. That although a And then comes the realization. That although a house was taken from you, you can still build a home in a wine jar. — Camilo Garzon
Diogenes Quotes By Kim Newman: We need to stop the little girl," said We need to stop the little girl," said Richard "pass me that shotgun. — Kim Newman
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Asked where he came from, he said, I Asked where he came from, he said, I am a citizen of the world . — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: He used to say that it was better He used to say that it was better to have one friend of great value than many friends who were good for nothing. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Alexander The Great: But truly, if I were not Alexander, I But truly, if I were not Alexander, I would be Diogenes. — Alexander The Great
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Thales was asked what was very difficult; he Thales was asked what was very difficult; he said: To know one's self. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Of what am I guilty," once exclaimed Antisthenes, Of what am I guilty," once exclaimed Antisthenes, "that I should be praised? — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Most men are within a finger's breadth of Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Whichever you do, you will repent it. Whichever you do, you will repent it. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Discourse on virtue and they pass by in Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance and shimmy, and you've got an audience! — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Time is the most valuable thing that a Time is the most valuable thing that a man can spend. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Francis Quarles: Diogenes found more rest in his tub than Diogenes found more rest in his tub than Alexander on his throne. — Francis Quarles
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: To one who asked what was the proper To one who asked what was the proper time for lunch, he said, If a rich man, when you will; if a poor man, when you can. — Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: When Alexander the Great addressed him with greetings, When Alexander the Great addressed him with greetings, and asked if he wanted anything, Diogenes replied Yes, stand a little out of my sunshine . — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: The noblest people are those despising wealth , The noblest people are those despising wealth , learning , pleasure and life ; esteeming above them poverty , ignorance , hardship and death . — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: There is only a finger's difference between a There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: If you are to be kept right, you If you are to be kept right, you must possess either good friends or red-hot enemies. The one will warn you, the other will expose you. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: If only it was as easy to banish If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: A friend is one soul abiding in two A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Jonathan Swift: Though Diogenes lived in a tub, there might Though Diogenes lived in a tub, there might be, for aught I know, as much pride under his rags, as in the fine-spun garments of the divine Plato. — Jonathan Swift
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: People who talk well but do nothing are People who talk well but do nothing are like musical intruments; the sound is all they have to offer. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: That man does not possess his estate, but That man does not possess his estate, but his estate possesses him. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: He once begged alms of a statue, and, He once begged alms of a statue, and, when asked why he did so, replied, To get practice in being refused. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Modesty is the color of virtue. Modesty is the color of virtue. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: It is not that I am mad, it It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours. — Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Laertius: Anaxagoras said to a man who was grieving Anaxagoras said to a man who was grieving because he lay dying in a foreign land, "The descent to hell is the same from every place. — Diogenes Laertius
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: To Xeniades, who had purchased Diogenes at the To Xeniades, who had purchased Diogenes at the slave market, he said, Come, see that you obey orders. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: The chief good is the suspension of the The chief good is the suspension of the judgment [especially negative judgement], which tranquillity of mind follows like its shadow. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes Of Sinope: The foundation of every state is the education The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. — Diogenes Of Sinope
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: We have complicated every simple gift of the We have complicated every simple gift of the gods. — Diogenes
Diogenes Quotes By Diogenes: Calumny is only the noise of madmen. Calumny is only the noise of madmen. — Diogenes