Find the best quotes by Diogenes.
There is only a finger’s difference between a wise man and a fool.
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
The art of being a slave is to rule one’s master.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.
Most men are within a finger’s breadth of being mad.
Blushing is the color of virtue.
The sun too penetrates into privies, but is not polluted by them.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
The sun, too, shines into cesspools and is not polluted.
No man is hurt but by himself.
In a rich man’s house there is no place to spit but his face.
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.
I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough.
I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be.
Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.
The great thieves lead away the little thief.
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
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