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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

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




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Quotes for: youth


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Quotes about youth:


For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.
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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!

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The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.
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It takes a long time to become young.
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Youth has no age.
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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Quotes for: education


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Quotes about education:


Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.
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It is impossible for society to exist without laws.
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Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
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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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