Diogenes QUOTES

  • When one is young, is too soon. When one is old, is too late.

  • Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.

  • He has the most who is most content with the least.

  • 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.

  • I am not an Athenian, Ia am not a Greek, I am a citizen of the world.

  • Man is the most intelligent of the animals. Also the most silly.

  • There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool.

  • No man is hurt but by himself.

  • The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

  • The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.

  • It is the privilege of the Gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.

  • We have two ears and one tongue so that we should listen more and talk less.

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