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Diogenes Quotes: In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.
         

In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.


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He has the most who is most content with the least.

He has the most who is most content with the least.



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We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.



I pissed on the man who called me a dog. Why was he so surprised?

I pissed on the man who called me a dog. Why was he so surprised?



Plato had defined Man as an animal, biped and featherless, and was applauded. Diogenes plucked a fowl and brought it into the lecture-room with the words, "Behold Plato's man!"

Plato had defined Man as an animal, biped and featherless, and was applauded. Diogenes plucked a fowl and brought it into the lecture-room with the words, "Behold Plato's man!"



I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the kind, bark at the greedy and bite scoundrels.

I am Diogenes the Dog. I nuzzle the kind, bark at the greedy and bite scoundrels.



He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, "I am looking for a human."

He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, "I am looking for a human."



It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours.

It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours.



I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.



One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings

One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings



Education gives sobriety to the young, comfort to the old, riches to the poor and is an ornament to the rich.

Education gives sobriety to the young, comfort to the old, riches to the poor and is an ornament to the rich.





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