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




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One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.”
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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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Virtue is the same both for men and for women.”
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The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.”
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