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Quote of Antisthenes - As iron is eaten away by...

Biography - Antisthenes:

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

As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.

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

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.

States are doomed when they are unable to distinguish good men from bad.

Virtue is the same both for men and for women.

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

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