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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

Quote

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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See also...



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




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The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.”
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