Diogenes of Sinope

Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy

Lived from: 412BC-323BC

Category: Economists and businessmen | Philosophers

Quotes: Diogenes of Sinope

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    Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
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    Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves, whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
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    In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
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    Modesty is the color of virtue.
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    No man is hurt but by himself
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    Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
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    The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.
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    Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
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    Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
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