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"It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend" Diogenes Diogenes
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"It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little." Diogenes Diogenes
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"Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?" Diogenes Diogenes of Sinope
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"I am called a dog because I fawn on those who give me anything, I yelp at those who refuse, and I set my teeth in rascals." Diogenes
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"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth." Diogenes Diogenes
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Education    Greek Philosopher   

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"Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?" Diogenes Diogenes of Sinope
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"Calumny is only the noise of madmen." Diogenes Diogenes of Sinope
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"Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad." Diogenes Diogenes
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"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." Diogenes Diogenes
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"Blushing is the color of virtue." Diogenes Diogenes
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Blush    Greek Philosopher   

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"What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others." Diogenes Diogenes
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"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task." Diogenes Diogenes
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"I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough." Diogenes Diogenes
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"I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be." Diogenes Diogenes
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"Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards." Diogenes
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"A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies." Diogenes
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"He has the most who is most content with the least." Diogenes
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"I have nothing to ask but that you would remove to the other side, that you may not, by intercepting the sunshine, take from me what you cannot give." Diogenes
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"I know nothing, except the fact of my ignorance." Diogenes
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"It takes a wise man to discover a wise man." Diogenes
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"It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend." Diogenes
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