Diogenes of Sinope (9 Quotations)
:: 410-320 BC, Cynic Philosopher
Calumny is only the noise of madmen.
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Insults]
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves, whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Audiences]
In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Riches]
Modesty is the color of virtue.
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Modesty]
No man is hurt but by himself
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Conflict]
Of what use is a philosopher who doesn't hurt anybody's feelings?
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Philosophers and Philosophy]
The art of being a slave is to rule one's master.
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Slavery]
Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Punishment]
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
~ Diogenes of Sinope - [Leaders and Leadership]
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