Bion of Borysthenes was a Greek philosopher. After being sold into slavery, and then released, he moved to Athens, where he studied in almost every school of philosophy. It is, however, for his Cynic-style diatribes that he is chiefly remembered. He satirized the foolishness of people, attacked religion, and eulogized philosophy.
|He has not acquired a fortune; the fortune has acquired him.||Human Nature|
|It is useless to tear our hair out when we are in grief, since sorrow is not cured by baldness||Human Nature|
|The road to Hades is the easiest to travel.||Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest|