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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

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

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




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As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.”
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The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education.”
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