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Quote of Antisthenes - Pay attention to your enemies, for...

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

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



(French, German)

Il faut surveiller nos ennemis, car ils voient les premiers nos défauts.

Auf die Feinde muss man wohl achthaben, denn niemand bemerkt unsere Fehler eher als sie.

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Quotes for: enemy


Quotes for: enemy

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

The best is the enemy of good.

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.

Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.


Antisthenes also said...

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

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

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

Virtue is the same both for men and for women.

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

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