Antisthenes

Antisthenes

Greek philosopher

Lived from: 445BC-365BC

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Antisthenes

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    Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
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    As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
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    I am sadly afraid that I must have done some wicked thing.
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    Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning.
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    Pay attention to your enemies for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
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    Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
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    The most useful piece of learning for the uses of life is to unlearn what is untrue.
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    There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
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    We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.
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