Diogenes Laertius

A Quote by Diogenes Laertius on citizenship, country, and world

Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, "I am a citizen of the world."

Diogenes Laertius

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A Quote by Diogenes Laertius on art, confidence, and questions

Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.

Diogenes Laertius

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A Quote by Diogenes Laertius on ignorance, men, and words

Ignorance plays the chief part among men, and the multitude of words.

Diogenes Laertius

Source: Cleobulus

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A Quote by Diogenes Laertius on cities, custom, and laws

There is a written and an unwritten law. The one by which we regulate our constitutions in our cities is the written law; that which arises from custom is the unwritten law.

Diogenes Laertius

Source: Plato

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A Quote by Diogenes Laertius on eternity and time

Time is the image of eternity.

Diogenes Laertius

Source: Plato

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A Quote by Diogenes Laertius on fear, happiness, hope, influence, and virtue

One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist.

Diogenes Laertius

Source: Zeno

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A Quote by Diogenes Laertius

He calls drunkenness an expression identical with ruin.

Diogenes Laertius

Source: Pythagoras, vi.

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