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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

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




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Quotes for: philosopher


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Quotes for: philosopher


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.





Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The beard does not make the philosopher.
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Be a philosopher; but, amidst all your philosophy, be still a man.





The philosopher should never forget that he is cultivating an art and not a science.











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Diogenes of Sinope also said...


It is impossible for society to exist without laws.





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





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.





I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.





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





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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