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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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It is impossible for society to exist without laws.
Diogenes of Sinope




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Translation

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French
Il n'est pas de société civile sans lois.”
Diogenes of Sinope

German
Es ist keine Gesellschaft ohne Gesetz.”
Diogenes of Sinope




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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789




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There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article VIII – The law should establish only penalties that are strictly and evidently necessary, and no one can be punished but under a law established and promulgated before the offense and legally applied.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.”
Nicolas Chamfort
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.”
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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.”
Diogenes of Sinope
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Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.”
Diogenes of Sinope
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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.”
Diogenes of Sinope
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I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.”
Diogenes of Sinope
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It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.”
Diogenes of Sinope
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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.”
Diogenes of Sinope
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