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Antisthenes

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Biography - Antisthenes:

Greek philosopher and pupil of Socrates. He is regarded as the founder of Cynic philosophy.
Born: -445 - Died: -365
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.
Antisthenes



Translation  

Translation

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French
Un des arts les plus importants et les plus difficiles, c'est celui de desapprendre le mal.”
Antisthène

German
Eine der schwersten und wichtigsten Künste ist, das Böse zu verlernen.”
Antisthenes



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Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.”
François Fénelon



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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
Albert Camus - The Plague
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
Albert Einstein
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.”
François Rabelais
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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique
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Antisthenes also said...


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Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.”
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States are doomed when they are unable to distinguish good men from bad.”
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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.”
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The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.”
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