Diogenes of Sinope Quotes

Who is Diogenes of Sinope?

Diogenes of Sinope also known as Diogenes the Cynic was a Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Cynic philosophy. He lived in poverty on purpose and dressed as a hobo. He is by far the coolest philosopher ever to have walked this blue planet.

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Best 8 Quotes by Diogenes of Sinope

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

Diogenes of Sinope

“I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough.”

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“Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.”

Diogenes of Sinope

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

Diogenes of Sinope

“It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.”

Diogenes of Sinope

“No man is hurt but by himself.”

Diogenes of Sinope

“The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.”

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“What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.”

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