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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
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Turkey

Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.

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Quotes about music:

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Music before all else.

Architecture in general is frozen music.

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

If music be the food of love, play on.


Diogenes of Sinope also said...

It is impossible for society to exist without laws.

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.

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.

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.

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