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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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Man is the most intelligent of the animals - and the most silly.
Diogenes of Sinope




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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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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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