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Diogenes of Sinope

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Biography - Diogenes of Sinope:

Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy.
Born: -413 - Died: -327
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Turkey
Turkey

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Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
Diogenes of Sinope




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Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Karl Marx - Theses on Feuerbach
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Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.”
Bertrand Russell - The Problems of Philosophy
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The beard does not make the philosopher.”
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To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently.”

William Shakespeare
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It is impossible for society to exist without laws.”
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The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.”
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When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.”
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I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.”
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It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.”
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Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.”
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